In the fourth One Day International (ODI) which took place on Monday as a part of the ongoing cricket series between India and West Indies, a moment occurred which caught the attention of all the fans and audiences, watching the gripping fixture in the Brabourne Stadium and on television.
In a moment away from the high-intense match, this incident alleviated the tension in the air – the crowd at the Mumbai stadium chanted the name of Virat Kohli’s spouse and popular Bollywood actress, Anushka Sharma and in response, the Indian cricket skipper signalled thumbs up to the fans, who were over the roof after Kohli’s fitting reply.
The moment occurred during bowler Ravindra Jadeja’s over when the crowd tried to draw the attention of Virat Kohli by chanting “Anushka, Anushka”, and to their utter surprise, his response was an overwhelming and an unexpected one for the Indian cricket, as well as Anushka Sharma fans.
The incident was recorded and it went viral, as it took the social media by storm:
The stand-out performer in the match was the hitman’, Rohit Sharma, who hit a staggering 162 runs to bag his seventh 150 plus score as India staged a remarkable win to outclass the West Indies by 224 runs. The victory put the Virat Kohli led India ahead in the series by two-one, and after their previous upset defeat against the visitors, the win came as a massive boost for the home side.
India takes on West Indies in the fifth and final one day international on Thursday which would be a crucial tie for both the sides, following which the three-game 20 format match will commence from Sunday.