Twitter Reactions after Virat Kohli made an emotional post for MS Dhoni

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India’s former skipper Virat Kohli made an emotional post for Mahendra Singh Dhoni on his social media handle in which he revealed the period of his career was most enjoyable for him. Virat Kohli who has been struggling with his form since 2019 and awaiting to score his 71st International century. He is preparing for the Asia Cup 2022 in which team India will take on arch-rivals Pakistan in first match on August 28, Sunday.

Virat Kohli was the vice-captain of Indian team for along time when Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the skipper before being elevated to the lead role. Kohli was appointed as the Test skipper in 2014 during the Australia tour. He took over the overall captaincy in 2017 in all three formats of the game after Dhoni relinquished from the role.

In his post, Virat Kohli mentioned “Being this man’s trusted deputy was the most enjoyable and exciting period in my career. Our partnerships would always be special to me forever. 7+18”, with a photo of him raising his bat with Dhoni in background. The 7+18 refers to Dhoni’s jersey no 7 & Kohli’s No 18.

The picture was taken during India’s match in T20 World Cup 2016 against Australia in Mohali. Virat scored a match winning 82 off just 51 deliveries to take India to a six-wicket victory.

Since, MS Dhoni’s retirement, Virat Kohli himself has been struggling with the form which led to him being recognized as the best batter in the world. He has last scored an international century in Nov 2019.

In recent months, Virat Kohli’s place in the playing 11 has been questioned by many cricket pundits due to his falling strike rate in T20. Other players coming in to playing 11 have scored at much better pace and shown the adaptability to new ultra-aggressive approach under new skipper Rohit Sharma & coach Rahul Dravid.

Twitter Reactions from Cricket fans on Virat Kohli’s post on MS Dhoni

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