Rohit Sharma scored a brilliant knock of 127 runs and notched up his fifth Test century at the VDCA Stadium in Vishakhapatnam. While bringing up his century, the Indian opener got lucky as he got a lifeline while batting on 50. So here’s exactly what happened. Dean Piedt was handling the bowling duties and Sharma took an aerial route, Proteas field Senuran Muthusamy caught the Indian opener near boundary lines. Needless to say, Sharma looked quite upset and the umpires went upstairs to confirm the dismissal. However, here's the twist in the tale. The shot was declared a SIX but before the third umpire's decision, it was none other than the Indian skipper Virat Kohli who was caught on camera celebrating the big hit. Yes, Virat Kohli did an MS Dhoni and how! India Vs South Africa, Live Cricket Score 1st Test Match in Freedom Trophy, 2019.
After Rohit Sharma was 'believed' to be caught by Muthusamy, the replay showed that the South Africa fielder's foot had touched the boundary cushion and Rohit Sharma was adjudged not out. The moment the decision was made, Virat Kohli who was in the dressing room began cheering for his teammate. He even signalled that Rohit had scored a six and was not out. This is yet another instance which says that there is no rivalry between the two as contrary to the reports floating around. Full video was shared by the official handle of the BCCI.\
Check Virat Kohli Celebrating Rohit Sharma's Shot
No one. No one celebrates team players shots more than Virat Kohli. https://t.co/AyETXk1QBI
— Nikhil 🏏 (@CricCrazyNIKS) October 5, 2019
Prior to this, Virat Kohli was seen applauding for the Rohit Sharma after he scored 176 runs on the second day. In fact, the Indian cricket captain had gone to receive Sharma and gave him a standing ovation for his blistering knock.