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WATCH: Rohit Sharma-Virat Kohli's hilarious banter for DRS caught on mic during Cape Town Test

The Men in Blue won by 7 wickets to become the first Asian side to win a Test match in Cape Town.

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Rohit Sharma (Source: Twitter)

Rohit Sharma (Source: Twitter)

There have been many talks in the past about the relationship between Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. But the two later proved that there was nothing between them and instead, both supported each other. It is always a delight to see two icons of the Indian cricket team on the field together. During the second Test of India's 2023-24 South Africa tour, fans got to witness a lighthearted moment between the duo.

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The intriguing incident happened during the home team's second innings batting. The last ball of the 34th over, bowled by Mohammed Siraj, was directed down the leg side and hit Nandre Burger's thigh as he was late on the shot. The ball popped up and went straight to short-leg fielder Rohit. The Indian skipper was keen to take a review but was confused as to whether there was a bat touch.

He took his opinion to Kohli and Siraj, and the former Indian captain gave a cheeky piece of advice. In a viral video, where the stump mic has captured the banter between the star duo, Rohit can be heard saying, “Leleta hu DRS m** ch*dane gaya 3-3 hai". In response, Kohli said: “Haa lele, kya pta inside edge ho.”

Watch the video below: 

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India becomes first Asian side to win Test match in Cape Town

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India made a stellar comeback in the second Test after getting thrashed in Centurion. The Men in Blue won by 7 wickets to become the first Asian side to win a Test match in Cape Town. This is only the second time that India will leave South Africa without losing a Test match. The Indian pace attack was the backbone of this historic victory. Mohammed Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah set the tone with a six-wicket haul in the first and second innings respectively. 

Speaking after the match, Rohit said: "A great feat. In Centurion, we had to learn from the mistakes we made in that Test. We came back pretty well, especially our bowlers. Even though the conditions were tough for batters, you still go to put the ball in the right areas. Had some plans as to what we wanted to do and the boys got rewarded for it. We applied ourselves, we batted really well to get a 100-run lead, not pleasing to see the last six wickets. We knew that it's going to be a short game, we knew every run matters, to get that first innings lead was very important for us."

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