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Video| This Virat Kohli gesture will touch you

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Published Mar 24, 2016, 4:34 pm IST
Updated Mar 24, 2016, 4:34 pm IST
India cricketer, fielding at deep, asks fans to cheer for nation and not him.
India cricketer Virat Kohli told his fans to cheer for India and not chant his name during the ICC World Twenty20 match against Bangladesh in Bengaluru on Wednesday. (Photo: AP)
 India cricketer Virat Kohli told his fans to cheer for India and not chant his name during the ICC World Twenty20 match against Bangladesh in Bengaluru on Wednesday. (Photo: AP)

Mumbai: Nationalism attained a new high during the ICC World Twenty20 match between India and Bangladesh at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Wednesday. The thriller, clinched by India in the last ball, saw a new side of star cricketer Virat Kohli.

When he was fielding at deep, his fans started chanting: “Virat, Virat!” The batsman, instead of soaking in the praises, turned to them and gestured to ‘India’ written on the jersey.

 

The cricketer doesn’t consider himself greater than the nation even in a situation where he could have enjoyed the attention and forget about everything else.

 

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