Virat Kohli caught the eye on Monday night after Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Lucknow Super Giants but the biggest talking point was the verbal altercation between Kohli and Gautam Gambhir and the 34-year-old also had a heated argument with the Afghan stimulator Naveen-ul-Haq. .
However, before all the drama, there was another moment in the game that captured the hearts of fans all over the internet. A fan skipped security and found a way onto the pitch to meet Virat.
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After she managed to make her way across the floor to meet her idol, the fan touched Kohli’s feet and also received a hug in return for her efforts. A video of the incident has gone wildly viral on social media, in which the fan can be seen jumping for joy after receiving a hug from Virat.
Watch Virat Kohli’s heartwarming gesture for fans:
Virat Kohli scored 31 points in the win, helping RCB reach the 126/9 tally after Faf du Plessis won the toss and opted to strike first against Lucknow.
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Du Plessis himself scored 44 points on 40 balls, while Dinesh Karthik added 16 points to the cause. While the Bengaluru-based franchise failed to shine at bat, they managed to limit Lucknow to 108 and won the game by 18 runs.
The bowlers of Royal Challengers Bangalore put up a scintillating performance with the entire unit getting at least one wicket apiece except for Mahipal Lomror.
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Karn Sharma and Josh Hazlewood both got two wickets apiece. After their victory, RCB jumped to fifth in the IPL 2023 points table with 10 points from 9 games, while skipper Faf du Plessis regained control of Cap Orange.
They return to action on May 6 with RCB traveling to Delhi to take on David-Warner’s Delhi Capitals.
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