ICC World Cup 2019: When on-field Australia and India are the biggest rivals of modern times but off-it they are friends. In a heartwarming gesture, Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni had given their national jerseys to Australia ODI skipper Aaron Finch during India’s tour to Australia. recently, Finch took to Instagram and thanked Kohli and Dhoni, calling them ‘legends’. Finch also talks about the respect the cricketers have for each other off-the-field. “Thank you @virat.kohli& @mahi7781 Very lucky to have been given a shirt by both guys during the last series we played against India. Whilst we battle it out hard for our countries on the field, the respect I have for 2 of the games all time greats is huge! It’s important to take some time to be grateful and appreciate the opportunities we have been given!”

Meanwhile, the IPL is going on and Kohli is not having the best of times as RCB is languishing at the bottom of the points table, whereas defending champions Chennai Super Kings led by MS Dhoni has become the first team to make it to the playoffs in the season.

Kohli has been in good form in the IPL personally, he slammed his fifth IPL ton against KKR at the Eden Gardens, Dhoni too has shown he has it in him to deliver he is needed in the backend. The World Cup begins from May 30 and it promises to be a mega event.