New Delhi: Royal Challengers Bangalore is facing Delhi Capitals at the Aurn Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. Before the game, RCB batter Virat Kohli met his childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma. The official handle of the Indian Premier League shared a video showing the two meeting at the stadium.
In the video, Virat can be seen approaching Rajkumar Sharma during the training session. The batter touched his coach’s feet and hugged him. The two were also seen having a small chat as people around them witnessed the beautiful moment.
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Virat Kohli played for Delhi and returning to his home city, he always cherishes the feeling and offers something to his fans. The last time he played the Delhi Test against Australia, the cricketer went for a long drive, and this time he shared a moment with his childhood coach.
During the game, Kohli and captain Faf du Plessis gave a great start to RCB batting first. In the powerplay, the opening pair accumulated 51 runs for no loss, out of which Virat contributed 22* off 20 while Faf scored 29* off 16 hitting 4 fours and a six. Kohli hit a boundary each in the first three overs before Faf could take over the attack.
RCB currently stands in the fifth position with 10 points in nine games, having won five out of them. Meanwhile, Delhi Capitals is trailing in the last position with three wins in nine games, giving them just six points.