‘This man is just love’ – Fans praise Virat Kohli as he meets legendary cricketer Wasim Akram
India faced the arch-rivals Pakistan in the much-anticipated encounter match of the Asia Cup 2022. Both teams were facing each other for the first time since the last clash in the T20 World Cup 2021. The men in blue finally cleared off their account with the Pakistani side of their last side for the defeat.
Apart from the action of the match, there have been a lot of videos surfaced over social media. A similar video of Virat Kohli meeting the former legendary Pakistani cricketer Wasim Akram just before the match. They both hugged each other when they met in the stadium, and the video of their meeting went viral on social media.
The fans of both sides reacted in the comment section of the video, they came up with their different comments and expressed their happiness at the meeting of two legends of the game before a big match.
Here’s the video:
— cricket fan (@cricketfanvideo) August 28, 2022
Here’s how fans reacted :
Virat Kohli hugged Wasim Akram and Irfan Pathan during training. pic.twitter.com/qxR5VT0r7R
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) August 28, 2022
— Virat Kohli Kingdom (@imvkohlikingdom) August 28, 2022
— BIG ONE ARMY. (@BBARMY56) August 28, 2022
Virat Kohli hugged Wasim Akram and Irfan Pathan in the ground during the commentary. pic.twitter.com/itfQIwmnde
— Ishika Pandey (@Ishika_Pandey45) August 28, 2022
Kohli hugging Wasim Bhai 🔥🔥
— Ayan Ali (@okiayann) August 28, 2022
Virat Kohli played a crucial knock for India against Pakistan
Virat Kohli finally showed some hands with the bat in the match against Pakistan. He scored 35 runs off 34 balls with three boundaries and a six to his name.
Speaking of the match, the Pakistani team managed to post a total of 147 runs for the loss of all wickets in 19.5 overs. Mohammad Rizwan ended up as the highest scorer of the inning for the men in green as he scored 43 runs off 42 balls with four boundaries and a six. Other than him, Iftikhar Ahmed also played a crucial knock of 28 runs.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar came up as the highest wicket-taker for India with four wickets by conceding just 26 runs in his quota of four overs.
While chasing the target, the Indian team successfully crossed the line with the batting heroics of star all-rounders Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya. They both made a half-century partnership for the fifth wicket. India chased down the target in the 19.4 overs with a six in style from Hardik Pandya.