Twitter reacts after Kohli’s awesome gesture for Smith at The Oval

Indian captain Virat Kohli apologized to Australian batsman Steven Smith on behalf of the Indian fans as the previous Aussie captain was booed by the Indian fans during the high voltage World Cup match among India and Australia on Sunday at the Oval in London.

Kohli did an awesome gesture for Australian player Steve Smith in that match. Smith was booed by the Indian fans several times during the match. At first, they were chanting ‘cheater, cheater,’ to Steve Smith when he was fielding at the third man near the Vauxhall end. Then again when Smith went to bat, a group of the fans booed and started the same chants. In both occasions, Kohli tried to stop the crowd from doing such a thing.


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Meanwhile, former and current cricketers, also the cricket fans took it to Twitter to praise the Indian skipper over this gesture. Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann termed this as ‘class act’. Also current Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne, former England captain Michael Vaughan, former Indian legend VVS Laxman,former Indian cricketer Akash Chopra etc took it to twitter to express their praise for Kohli.

Let’s look at a few tweets:

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