Virat Kohli and Babar Azam
Virat Kohli and Babar Azam. (Photograph Supply: Disney+Hotstar))

Pakistan wicketkeeper-batter Mohammad Rizwan has heaped praises on Virat Kohli and in addition spoke about how he felt whereas interacting with the previous Indian skipper throughout the India-Pakistan encounter on the T20 World Cup in UAE final 12 months. Kohli went on to change pleasantries and in addition hugged Rizwan and Babar Azam after Pakistna’s emphatic 10-wicket win.

Other than assembly Kohli, Rizwan additionally went on to recall his very first interplay with MS Dhoni throughout that occasion. Dhoni was the mentor of the Indian group for the T20 World Cup. On the identical time, the Pakistan batting sensation mentioned that he was actually overwhelmed by the love and affection that he obtained from the Indian gamers.

‘It was the primary time I used to be assembly Virat Kohli’ – Mohammad Rizwan remembers first meet

“It was the primary time I used to be assembly Kohli. The form of issues I had heard about him… like different gamers advised me ‘Virat is aggressive and all’. However the best way he met me earlier than and after the match, it was superb. If I mentioned ‘he’s our Virat Kohli’, it’s as a result of all of us are a household. Clearly, after we enter the bottom, nobody is a star”, Rizwan mentioned whereas talking on Waheed Khan’s Youtube present Cricket Baaz.

“There we have now no brotherhood or something of that kind. However exterior the sphere, after we met Kohli, and a few of our gamers additionally met MS Dhoni, we met with quite a lot of love and affection. Nothing was totally different,” he added.

The arch-rivals shall be locking horns on this 12 months’s Asia Cup, which shall be performed within the T20 format. Extra importantly, all eyes shall be on the highly-anticipated T20 World Cup encounter on the iconic Melbourne Cricket Floor on October 23. Whereas the Males in Blue could be trying ahead to settling scores after their humiliating loss in Dubai final 12 months, the Males in Inexperienced could be wanting to showcase the same efficiency on the MCG.