Kohli and his spouse Anushka Sharma have repeatedly requested media to not publish photos of the toddler, who turned 1 earlier this month.
Nevertheless, in the course of the third ODI on Sunday when Kohli scored a half century, the cameras panned in direction of Sharma, who was holding her daughter as the 2 celebrated the knock.
Inside minutes, the video went viral with #Vamika trending on Twitter. Screenshots of the child’s face have been additionally shared extensively on the social media platform.
“Hello guys! We realise that our daughters photos have been captured on the stadium yesterday and broadly shared thereafter,” Kohli and Anushka wrote in an Instagram story. “We wish to inform everybody that we have been caught off guard and did not know that the digital camera was on us. Our stance and request on the matter stays the identical. We might actually admire if Vamika’s photos are usually not clicked/ printed for causes we now have defined earlier. Thanks!”
Final month, earlier than heading to South Africa, whereas getting off the crew bus, Kohli had requested the paparazzi stationed outdoors the airport gates to keep away from snapping photos of his daughter.
Final 12 months in an Instagram ‘Ask Me Something’ session, when enquired why the couple does not submit photos of Vamika on social media, Kohli had mentioned, “we now have determined as a pair to not expose our baby to social media earlier than she has an understanding of what social media is and might make her personal alternative.”