Indian batting maestro Virat Kohli is a complete entertainment package. He never fails to grab all the spotlight with his various antics on the field even when he is not in the playing XI. Virat has been rested for the ongoing dead rubber game, Asia Cup 2023 Super 4 match between India and Bangladesh on Friday but the superstar batter turned up for his side by serving them as a water boy.
For the unversed, Virat Kohli hasn’t been included in the playing XI as the team management decided to test their best bench strength in a dead rubber match.
Virat Kohli Carried Drinks For His Teammates
During the toss, Rohit Sharma confirmed that the team is providing game time to players who haven’t played much for the national cricket team in recent times. He said: “We got to give game time to some other guys who haven’t played. We have made five changes. Virat, Hardik, Siraj, Bumrah and Kuldeep are out. Tilak makes his debut. Shami and Prasidh also come in. Suryakumar also gets a game,”
During the game, after the dismissal of Anamul Haque, Kohli rushed into the ground with water for his teammates. It was his style of running that left the fans in splits. The video of the same has been making rounds on the internet, watch it here:
Meanwhile, fans on social media came up with hilarious memes and jokes while reacting to Kohli’s incident.
Talking about the game, India made wholesale changes to their playing XI. Senior players including Kohli, Hardik Pandya, Mohammed Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah and Kuldeep Yadav. Tilak Varma was handed an ODI debut while Mohammed Shami, Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur, and Suryakumar Yadav were also drafted in for the clash.
Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan (c), Litton Das, Tanzid Hasan, Anamul Haque, Towhid Hridoy, Shamim Hossain, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mahedi Hasan, Nasum Ahmed, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Mustafizur Rahman.