Virat Kohli asked fans not to call Steve Smith a cheater
World Cup is going on right now and India, fortunately, is doing well until now. Recently, in a match between India and Australia one incident happened. Virat Kohli once again showed how true a sportsman he is. Moreover, for this act of his, not just the fans but his wife Anushka Sharma as well applaud him.
What exactly happened is, during the match, the public started booing Steve Smith and called him a cheater. Moreover, Steve was earlier accused in the ball tampering case and was banned for 1 year. Steve recently returned on the field hence the reaction that he got. Seeing how humiliating it can get for Steve, Virat Kohli intervened. Virat Kohli asked fans not to call Steve Smith a cheater. A video started making around on social media which showed Virat Kohli’s gesture. Have a look at the video.
Virat Kohli asked fans not to call Steve Smith a cheater and instead clap for him. Later in a press conference, Virat expressed why he did so. He said, “If I was in a position where something had happened with me, and I’d apologized and accepted it, and came back and still I would get booed, I wouldn’t like it either.” The clip from this press conference was tweeted by ICC, have a look
“If I was in a position where something had happened with me, and I’d apologised and accepted it, and came back and still I would get booed, I wouldn’t like it either.”#ViratKohli on why he asked the fans to stop booing Steve Smith. #CWC19 | #INDvAUS pic.twitter.com/CIMicjoSA0
— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) June 9, 2019
Moreover, the lovely gesture was not only loved by the fans but by Anushka as well. She took to her Instagram handle and posted a story of a news article and wrote, “Aggressive player, benevolent man: so easy to love.” Anushka was clearly proud and smitten by her husband’s act and why not! However, it’s not just this time, Virat and Anushka have always been sharing and talking good about each other. Anushka is accompanying Virat for the World Cup like a lovely wife.
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