India beat England in the second Test on day four by 317 runs at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The visitors were set an improbable target to chase in the final innings and they fell short of it by a mile. But, it was a moment after the England innings got over, which stole the attention of many fans on Twitter.
Moeen Ali was the last England batsman to get out and as he was dismissed, the whole Indian team was seen getting together and celebrating the win. As the players were shaking hands with each other and were about to walk off, Indian captain Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma were seen hugging each other, a moment which went viral on Twitter.
In the past, there have been speculations that the two players have had rifts between each other but both have stayed away from replying to any of the rumours. There has never been any confirmation from anyone from the team, which stated that the two have issues with each other. However, as the two players are absolute stars of Indian cricket, fans have wanted to see them in the same frame.
Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli celebrate the win in the second Test
That winning feeling! 👌👌
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 16, 2021
The duo has had successful partnerships in the past in one-day cricket. However, in this Test match, they didn’t bat for long together. In the first innings, Kohli got out on a duck while Rohit was dismissed in the second innings as soon as the captain arrived at the crease. Rohit scored a fantastic 161 in the first innings while Kohli, held the innings together in the second innings when he scored a fighting 62.
Interestingly, the two hadn’t played for India together for sometime before this series. In early 2020, they had been part of the ODI team, before Sharma got injured and missed some matches of the New Zealand tour. After this, when international cricket started again, Rohit was out with another injury. By the time he came back into the side, Kohli had left the team on paternity leave. This series marked a comeback of the famous duo on the pitch together and fans seem to love it.
Here’s how Twitter reacted
— Tuhin dixit (@imtuhindixit) February 16, 2021
What was that Rohit n Kohli?! 🤣🤣 are you trying to hug or just shake hands? Even exes aren’t so awkward. Lol https://t.co/6fHMCM7hAq
— McAwesomeness (@tweettabulous) February 16, 2021
Aaj mein samjha BCCI ke videos hidden message wale hote hai…that Virat n Rohit handshake says a lot 😎 https://t.co/HXSllWga6E
— Inscrutable Viki (@inscrutableviki) February 16, 2021
Want to know what Kohli whispered in Ro’s ear because I’m bored and I want to spin some conspiracy theories for fun https://t.co/cp7QsLn2nI
— Rangolis (@ragz_93) February 16, 2021
— Bulli Naidu Panja (@Bulli_Naidu2) February 16, 2021
RohiRat content y'all 🔥 https://t.co/b9MBlAlpb3
— ` 𝓈Ⓡ𝓊 • 🖤 (@Sruthi_tweetx) February 16, 2021
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