Indian skipper Virat Kohli confirmed sportsmanship after his workforce misplaced their first-ever T20 World Cup match in opposition to Pakistan, as he hugged wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan on the finish of the match.
Skipper Babar Azam and Rizwan noticed Pakistan via to victory in opposition to India, ending the Males In Inexperienced’s shedding streak in opposition to Males In Blue in World Cups.
Babar (68) and wicket-keeper Rizwan (78) have been capable of full the very best partnership in opposition to India, posting the very best ever partnership for any wicket by any workforce in opposition to the Males In Blue in T20Is surpassing 133 by David Warner and Shane Watson.
The Pakistani bowlers have been on high of India, as they took fast wickets and despatched Males In Blue’s batsmen packing. Shaheen Shah Afridi additionally, for the primary time, dismissed Indian skipper Virat Kohli — who Pakistan by no means dismissed in a T20 World Cup.
Kohli congratulated skipper Babar on his victory, however moved ahead and hugged Rizwan.
Social media cherished the Indian skipper’s gesture and showered reward on him.
Here is how they reacted:
In the meantime, ESPNcricinfo arrange the viral picture of Kohli hugging Rizwan as their cowl picture on Twitter.