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Business News/ Sports / Cricket News/  ICC World Cup 2023: Virat Kohli, Naveen-ul-Haq share warm hug after viral IPL spat, internet reacts | Watch video
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ICC World Cup 2023: Virat Kohli, Naveen-ul-Haq share warm hug after viral IPL spat, internet reacts | Watch video

ICC World Cup 2023: The moment was interesting as few months back Virat Kohli and Naveen-ul-Haq engaged in a verbal spat during a IPL match

ICC World Cup 2023: Indian batter Virat Kohli and Afghanistan bowler hug each other during India vs Afghanistan match in New Delhi (X)Premium
ICC World Cup 2023: Indian batter Virat Kohli and Afghanistan bowler hug each other during India vs Afghanistan match in New Delhi (X)

ICC World Cup 2023: As Indian batters dominate Afghanistan bowling completely, cricket fans witnessed a heart warming moment after Indian star Virat Kohli shared a warm hug with Afghanistan bowler Naveen-ul-Haq during the match. The moment was interesting as few months back Virat Kohli and Naveen-ul-Haq engaged in a verbal spat during a Indian Premier League (IPL) match. The video is doing rounds on the internet with users appreciating the sportsmen spirit of Virat Kohli and Naveen-ul-Haq.

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The cricket fans were waiting to see how this rivalry spanned out during the India vs Afghanistan match, but the way both players greeted each other touched the hearts of many fans. The fact the former India batter Gautam Gambhir was in the commentary box during this match made the faceoff more interesting. During that spat between Virat Kohli and Naveen-ul-Haq, Gautam Gambhir also had a heated exchange with Virat Kohli while defending Naveen-ul-Haq.

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How internet reacted to Virat Kohli and Naveen-ul-Haq's hug?

The users on social media were happy that both players decided to move ahead from the past and didn't let the rivalry come in the crucial ICC World Cup 2023 match. Some cricket lovers even pointed out how players like Virat Kohli and Naveen-ul-Haq make cricket more than a game.

ICC World Cup: India vs Afghanistan

Team India skipper Rohit Sharma played a wonderful innings of 131 runs to lead India to victory against Afghanistan by 8 wickets (90 balls left). India's star batsman Virat Kohli smashed 55 runs and the finishing four to take the game home. This is a big win for India ahead of the India vs Pakistan thriller on Saturday at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.

Also Read: Rohit Sharma surpasses Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev's record with 100 against AFG

Indian openers Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan began the 273-run chase with a strong partnership of 156 runs. Ishan Kishan was dismissed right before his 50, but Virat Kohli came and ensured that the job was completed. With 100 against Afghanistan, Rohit Sharma became the player with the highest 100s in the ICC World Cup.

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Published: 11 Oct 2023, 08:46 PM IST
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