If only the victory in the third Test match wasn’t enough, skipper Virat Kohli went a step ahead and made it a moment of a lifetime for a young spectator at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, on Sunday. The Indian captain gifted a pair of autographed pads to a young kid in the stands after the match got over. Kohli also signed on the boy’s miniature bat making it more special. Virat Kohli-led Team India Wins Boxing Day Test by 137 Runs, Take Unassailable 2-1 Lead in the Series.
The Indian team wrapped up a historic victory at the MCG by 137 runs. The Indian team took a lap of honour at the stadium acknowledging the fans’ presence, and thanked them after they braved the incessant weather.
After the lap of honour, Virat Kohli took to the sidelines and then gifted the autographed pads and signed on his miniature cricket bat. The images have gone viral on social media. 'Jai Hind', Says Virat Kohli After 137-Run Win Over Australia in Third Test at Melbourne.
Here are glimpses of Virat Kohli signing and gifting to a young spectator at MCG:
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India took only 27 balls on the final day of the Boxing Day Test to dismiss the remaining two Australian wickets. With the win, Virat Kohli equalled former captain Sourav Ganguly’s record of winning 11 Test matches away from home. Virat Kohli a Victory Away from Becoming the First Ever Indian Captain to Win a Test Series in Australia.
It was exciting for the fans to see India go 2-1 up in the 4-match series. The next Test will begin in Sydney in three-day time, starting from January 3. Will India win the series, or will Australia level it in the Sydney Test? Stay tuned with us for all the latest updates about India vs Australia Test Series 2018-19.