Virat Kohli’s ‘kiss’ gesture in Centurion will immensely please wife Anushka Sharma
Social media users hailed Virat Kohli’s gesture of kissing his wedding ring after crossing 150 on Day 3 of the second Test against South Africa in Centurion.cricket Updated: Jan 16, 2018 18:28 IST
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli scored a gritty hundred on the third day of the second Test against South Africa at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Monday. Kohli’s top knock of 153 off 217 balls ensured India conceded a lead of only 28 runs in the first innings and can push for a series levelling win with two days of play remaining. (IND v SA 2nd Test Day 4 updates | Scorecard)
Walking out to bat in the ninth over with India reeling at 28/2, Kohli single-handedly kept India in the game and was the last batsman to be dismissed in the 93rd over.
Kohli, who got married to Bollywood glam girl Anushka Sharma in December 2017, didn’t miss an opportunity to show his affection to the love of his life during his brilliant knock.
🎥 | Virat Kohli proudly showing everyone his engagement ring and kissing it after scoring 150* against South Africa today 👏— Anushka Sharma FC™ (@AnushkaSFanCIub) January 15, 2018
More power to you both @imVkohli @AnushkaSharma 👊❤️ #Virushka
(via @singhvishakha3 ) pic.twitter.com/6rlA8gNYSv
In the 89th over of the Indian innings after tucking away a Morne Morkel delivery for a single to reach his 150, Kohli went on to take off his helmet and kiss his wedding ring.
His reaction became a hit on Twitter with social media users hailing the Indian captain’s gesture of love and affection towards his wife.
Take a look at some of these comments from Twitter users.
Virat Kohli proudly showed everyone his engagement ring and kissed it after scoring 150* against South Africa today 👏— Anushka Sharma FC™ (@AnushkaSFanCIub) January 15, 2018
True relationship goals❤️ So proud of you both @imVkohli @AnushkaSharma pic.twitter.com/EHtqhygfDb
All those who called @imVkohli a flat wicket bully, in your face😂😂😂— HBD VJS|Namruta🍂 (@Beeblebrroxx) January 15, 2018
The only captain to score a test century in SA after Sachin💪
That kiss to his wedding ring though❤️❤️❤️#INDvsSA #INDvSA #Kohli #ViratKohli pic.twitter.com/H2XC0k7cuh
HE IS KISSING THE RING, the ring that Anushka gave him. He has it around his neck and HE IS KISSING IT. This is what we girls want, this is love and respect and utter devotion to the woman he married. SHE IS HIS SUPPORT😭❤️#ViratKohli#Virushka pic.twitter.com/lB4rqbYEng— muskaan ♛ (@itsmuskaaan) January 15, 2018
Heard commentators on the radio saying "He kissed his wedding ring"— Mrugaja Bhave (@mrugajabhave1) January 15, 2018
I literally couldn't control, I cried with 3 colleagues sitting around and staring at me!
Virat Kohli! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️😭😭😭😭
Look like Virat Kohli has dedicated this inning to his wife by kissing his wedding ring You genius King Kohli #SAvIND— Mohib Raza (@Immohibraza456) January 15, 2018
Kohli married Anushka in a private ceremony in Tuscany, Italy, on December 11.