Former Indian skipper and contemporary batting great Virat Kohli was in red-hot form during the recently concluded 20-20 World Cup 2022. He finished the tournament as the highest run-scorer followed by the Dutch opener Max O’Dowd and World number one T20I batter Suryakumar Yadav at number two and three respectively.
Fans are eagerly waiting to see Virat in action again on the cricketing field. But the 34-year-old has scared all his fans with his post on all social media platforms. He went on to recall the iconic and unforgettable clash between India and their arch-rivals Pakistan at MCG in the attendance of almost 90,000 spectators.
But the post left fans a bit in a state of shock and they immediately took to Twitter for questioning if the former skipper is going to follow the footmarks of his former skipper MS Dhoni who also announced his retirement in the same manner.
“October 23rd, 2022 will always be special in my heart. Never felt energy like that in a cricket game before. What a blessed evening that was,” reads the caption of the post uploaded by Virat Kohli on his social media handles.
October 23rd 2022 will always be special in my heart. Never felt energy like that in a cricket game before. What a blessed evening that was 💫🙏 pic.twitter.com/rsil91Af7a
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) November 26, 2022
Here’s how fans reacted to this social media post by Virat Kohli:
Pehle mujhe laga the dreaded R word aane wala tha 😭😭
— SoN! 🦋💫 || Ignore & Fly 😌🥂 (@fanatic_devil16) November 26, 2022
Pal do pal Ka sayar Hu …… when?
— ³ ✨ (@Legspiner3) November 26, 2022
Bhai aisi photo daal ke matt likha karo kuch. Heartbeat badh jaati ke retirement toh announce nai kardi kahin 😭
— Jahazi (@Oye_Jahazi) November 26, 2022
Virat kohli announcing retirement 😭😭
King abhi 2 match he to ache khele
Hai tumne tuk tuk karke. Itni jaldi
— it's gonne be okay (@doesit_post) November 26, 2022
Now, the veteran Delhi batter will be in action with the Indian team during the upcoming tour of Bangladesh. Rohit Sharma & co will play the three-match ODI series followed by the two-match Test series against Bangladesh on this tour.
Presently, Shikhar Dhawan-led second-string Indian team is playing in the three-match ODI series against New Zealand after winning the three-match T20I series by a margin of 1-0. Notably, the men in blue have lost to the Kiwis in the series opener of the ODI series by a margin of seven wickets, thanks to the brilliant century by the senior Kiwi southpaw Tom Latham. The wicketkeeper-batter played an amazing knock of 145 runs off 104 balls to cross the finishing line for his team.