Virat Kohli jokingly hits Shubman Gill against Sri Lanka in CWC 2023

Indian batter Virat Kohli was seen joking around with his batting partner Shubman Gill in the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 against Sri Lanka. Batting first, the Men in Blue, despite losing captain Rohit Sharma in the first over, had an incredible start courtesy of  Virat Kohli and  Shubman Gill. 

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The du o posted an 189-run stand before Gill departed at a score of 92 in 92 balls.  During this magical partnership,  V irat Kohli jokingly hit  Shubman Gill around the groin during the short break between overs. Kohli and Gill have often shared this fun relationship where Virat rags  Shubman during games.

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Further talking about the game, this fixture was Indian captain Rohit Sharma’s first match at his home ground, Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Speaking about playing at home the Indian captain shared how this is a great honour for him.

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Talking at the toss, He said, “Would have batted first, good pitch to bat on. Obviously, some assistance to start with but under lights there will be good assistance for our pacers. Great honour, a great moment to lead the team (first match as as Indian captain at home ground). It’s important for us to not get carried away by the performances we put in. Same team as the last game.”

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