Virat Kohli’s heartwarming gesture was captured in a viral video as he engaged in a friendly conversation and spent quality time with a specially-abled Pakistani fan.
In the lead-up to the highly anticipated Asia Cup 2023 clash between India and Pakistan, Virat Kohli, the former Indian cricket captain, once again demonstrated his ability to capture hearts off the pitch.
Kohli, renowned for his global fan following, shared a heartwarming moment with a specially-abled Pakistani supporter while in Kandy with the Indian team for their opening Asia Cup fixture. A video capturing Kohli embracing him has gone viral on social media, resonating with fans worldwide and underscoring his enduring popularity beyond the cricketing arena. Later in the video, the fan attempts to communicate with Kohli, who listens attentively, creating a touching and widely cherished interaction.
Virat Kohli with his big fan from Pakistan. pic.twitter.com/wii8sBF4hy— Nibraz Ramzan (@nibraz88cricket) September 1, 2023
Kohli’s experience is poised to be the linchpin for India in their clash against Pakistan at Pallekele. Familiarity with Sri Lankan conditions will undoubtedly work in his favor.
In a recent interview with Star Sports’ Follow the Blues LIVE, Kohli expressed caution regarding Pakistan’s formidable bowlers, acknowledging their knack for taking crucial wickets. Pakistan
poses India’s sternest challenge in the Asia Cup, having dominated their first match with a resounding 238-run victory over Nepal.
India’s batting prowess, featuring stalwarts like Shubman Gill, Rohit Sharma, and Kohli himself, will face a rigorous test against Pakistan’s potent pace trio of Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf, and Naseem Shah. The impending showdown between India’s batting and Pakistan’s bowling promises to be a captivating spectacle.
Last Updated on September 1, 2023
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