Team India captain Virat Kohli responded to England football superstar Harry Kane wish to join Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indian Premier League. Kohli, who is the captain of RCB from the past nine years, shared a good camaraderie with Kane. The Indian captain met Kane when he travelled to England last year during 2019 ICC World Cup.Also Read - IND Squads For T20I's vs SA: Twitterverse Not Impressed With Tripathi, Samson's Exclusion | See Tweets
Kane tweeted a video of his batting skills in tennis-ball cricket and tagged Kohli and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), the India skipper joined in the fun by responding to it on Twitter. Also Read - IND vs SA, ENG Squad Announcement: Umran, Arshdeep In T20 Squad; Dhawan, Mohsin Snubbed; Pujara Comes Back In Tests
“Got a match winning T20 knock in me I reckon. Face with tears of joy. Cricket bat and ball. Any places going for @RCBTweets in the @IPL next season @imVkohli??,” the English striker tweeted. Also Read - Highlights | BCCI Selectors Meeting, IND Squad Announcement: Umran, Arshdeep Earn T20 Call, Pujara Comes Back For Tests
In the video, Kane was seen playing cricket in the gym with Joe Hart, Delle Ali and other Tottenham teammates. The English striker played some attacking shots, while he was castled by Joe Hart.
Kohli on Saturday responded, “Haha good skills mate. Maybe we can get you in as a counter attacking batsman.”
Kane’s video had also got a response from former England batsman Kevin Pietersen, who asked about the left-arm pacer whose bouncers Kane was evading.
While RCB also responded to Kane’s video and replied they are looking to reserve the No. 10 jersey for him.
“Jersey #10 will do, @Hkane?,” RCB asked him on Twitter.
While Kohli’s Team India suffered a 66-run defeat against Australia in the first ODI of three-match series and will the second game on Sunday at Sydney Cricket Ground
After losing the first game, Kohli said there was enough time to prepare for the series and refused to give any excuses for the loss.
“Got enough time to prepare. Don’t think there can be any excuses. Probably the first long game we’ve played in a while, been playing T20 cricket. Probably that’s something that can have an effect,” Kohli said in the post-match presentation.