India and New Zealand regular captain Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson who are not playing the fifth and final T20I at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui on Sunday were spotted sitting on the boundary hoardings together with water bottles beside them. The two also had India wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant for company along with them. The picture of the two skippers together has given way to a meme fest on social space, where fans are loving them together. Also Read - SRH Coach Trevor Bayliss Reveals Why Kane Williamson Did Not Play IPL 2021 Game vs KKR in Chennai
Williamson was a part of the Kiwi side until the third T20I, where he scored a breathtaking 95 off 48 balls. He had picked up a shoulder injury in the same Hamilton match and did not play the remaining two games. On the other hand, Kohli decided to rest himself for the final T20I. Also Read - IPL 2021: Shikhar Dhawan Impressed by Rishabh Pant's Calmness on Captaincy Debut Against CSK, Lauds Delhi Capitals Wicketkeeper Presence of Mind
Here is how netizens are reacting to the two captains together: Also Read - IPL 2021: Rishabh Pant Calls MS Dhoni Pant His 'Go To Man' After Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals Match; CSK Captain Unhappy With Bowlers
Meanwhile, India, who have a 4-0 lead in the ongoing five-match T20I series will look to blank the hosts with a win the final match at Oval Bay. Stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bat first. Sharma and opener KL Rahul played a key hand to help India post 163/3 against the Blackcaps. Rahul hit a 33-ball 45 and Sharma was 60*off 41 balls before being retired hurt, allowing New Zealand to pull things back.
At the time of filing the copy, the Kiwis were 106 for three in the 11th over and were cruising towards a win.