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In A Sweet Gesture, Virat Kohli Gives Away His Pads To A Young Fan After India's Historic Boxing Day Test Win

Written By Daamini Sharma | Mumbai | Published:

After India beat Australia by 137 runs to take an unassailable 2-1 lead in the series, India captain Virat Kohli went on to make a young fan's day even special by gifting him his pads, along with an autograph on the boy's miniature bat at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. The young fan will surely treasure the gift he received for the rest of his life. Take a look:

(Source: Twitter)

Captail Kohli, along with the Indian team, took a lap of honour to express gratitude towards the fans.

Read: No Fairytale Ending For Australia As Jasprit Bumrah Powers India To A 2-1 Series Lead

Twitterati loved the gesture of the Indian captain and gave an all heart to it. Take a look:

Meanwhile, Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja claimed three wickets each as India registered an emphatic 137-run win in the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne on Sunday took taka 2-1 lead in the four-match series Down Under. Fast bowler Ishant Sharma (2/71) claimed the final wicket of the day in Nathan Lyon (7) to wrap Australia for 261 runs in a tough chase of 399 runs. Mohammed Shami also contributed with two wickets but didn't bowl a single over on the rain-delayed Day 5 at the MCG.