"Officially India´s First Couple," screamed the front page of Mumbai tabloid Mid-Day on Tuesday -- a day after the pair tied the knot at a private ceremony in Tuscany, Italy.
"Clean bowled!" read the Mumbai Mirror´s headline, one of several newspapers to report the much-anticipated news using a cricket theme. Another publication wished them the best in their "new innings".
Kohli and Sharma, dubbed "Virushka" by local media, have generated the same sort of excitement and coverage in India as Britain´s Prince Harry and fiance Meghan Markle have in the West.