Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli surely deserves applause for his understanding gesture towards Australian batsman Steve Smith. Finally opening up to a news agency, IANS, Steve Smith revealed how during the 2019 World Cup in England supporters of the Indian cricket team tried to target the Australian player regarding the sandpaper scandal, which had resulted in the player's suspension for a year’s time. But Virat instead was seen encouraging the crowd to support him and not to target him in relation to his ball-tampering scandal in the past.
Thus, Smith speaking about Virat's kind gesture towards him said, “In the World Cup it was really nice of Virat (Kohli) to do what he did. He did not have to do that and yeah it was a lovely gesture and really appreciated that.” He further added, “That moment was purely understanding an individual’s situation. I don’t think a guy who is coming out of a situation like that needs to be taken advantage of.” Further, he also praised his sportsmanship and leadership qualities. Also mentioning the cricketer breaking plenty of records and also expressing his desire to see him make more new records in the years to come. ALSO READ: Sunil Chhetri’s Wife Pens A Heartfelt Note For Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma After Hosting Them For Dinner
He was quoted saying by news agency, “Yeah, he is terrific. His batting numbers just speak for themselves. I think he’s an incredible player in all three formats and I think we will see him break many records. He’s already broken plenty of them and I see him breaking many more over the years. He has got the hunger for runs and doesn’t stop getting them. Hopefully, he can stop getting them against Australia, that’ll be nice.” ALSO READ: Rohit Sharma BREAKS HIS SILENCE On His Alleged Rift With Virat Kohli; Says ‘I Was Laughing’- Deets Inside
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