Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis (Twitter image)
Virat Kohli’s occasional emulation, unsurprisingly, quickly sparked buzz on Twitter.
From laying a solid foundation for Royal Challengers Bangalore in this season’s Indian Premier League (IPL) to pulling off winning shots, the partnership between Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis has been nothing short of unstoppable. But it’s not just their chemistry in the match that has captivated cricket fans. Their off-field camaraderie was no less spectacular. A video of Kohli and Du Plessis sharing a lighthearted media moment has now gone viral on social media. In the video, the star Indian hitter could be seen mimicking the Bangalore skipper’s batting stance. Both hitters can be spotted practicing in the shadows during a practice session. Kohli’s precise emulation, unsurprisingly, quickly sparked buzz on Twitter.
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Highlighting the camaraderie of Du Plessis and Kohli, one user wrote, “This shows how they get along. It’s good to see such camaraderie with the most important and experienced players in RCB. This is a very good sign. I just wish our mid and lower order hitter problem was fixed.
It shows how they get along. It’s good to see such camaraderie with the most important and experienced players in RCB.
That’s a very good sign 😊
I only wish our mid and lower order hitter problem was fixed 😕
— ಅಹಂ ದೇವಸ್ಮಿ (@AhamDevasmi) April 29, 2023
It seemed like this fan couldn’t get over Virat Kohli’s well-timed cover reader.
Even during shadow practice, Kohli’s cover player looks stunning – HD (@cricketfanHD) April 29, 2023
Another person expressed admiration for the position.
This is the best position for me. It’s always fun to watch.
Eyes love it immediately.
— AHMAD AHMAD (@ahmadahmad28191) April 29, 2023
Calling Virat Kohli a ‘special’ player, this fan praised the former India captain.
The thirst for learning, earlier with ab, now faf that’s what makes him special – Tobias (anti-impact player rule) (@starcy_56) April 29, 2023
With five half-centuries and 333 runs in eight matches, Virat Kohli has done a commendable job in this season’s IPL. Faf du Plessis, meanwhile, has 422 runs and five half-centuries to his credit in IPL 2023 so far.
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Bangalore’s two-game winning streak was snapped by the Kolkata Knight Riders last week. Beating first, Kolkata recorded a solid tally of 200. Bangalore substitute skipper Kohli netted a crucial 54 but it wasn’t enough to get his side past the finish line . du Plessis only managed to score 17 points in the game. Bangalore ultimately fell short by 21 points in the contest against the team led by Nitish Rana.
Having secured four wins from eight matches, Bangalore currently sits in sixth place in the IPL 2023 rankings. In their next assignment, they will face Lucknow Super Giants on Monday.
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