Virat Kohli Asks A Reporter Whether He Would Like To Greet MS Dhoni

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Virat Kohli had asked a reporter whether he would like to greet MS Dhoni in the changing room during the post-match press conference. India whitewashed SA.

Written By Karthik Nair | Mumbai | Updated On:

Virat Kohli has been leading the Indian team exceptionally well in red-ball cricket. Under his captaincy, India have been the top-ranked Test side from the last three years i.e. since October 2016 to be precise. India's ICC World Test Championship campaign began on an outstanding note. They first whitewashed West Indies (2-0) in an away series and have now registered a clean sweep over South Africa (3-0) at home. After winning five consecutive Test matches, Indian skipper Virat Kohli had all the reasons to rejoice and at the same time was also excited after MS Dhoni had made his presence felt in the Indian dressing room.

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Virat Kohli speaks about MS Dhoni

During the post-match press conference, a reporter had asked Virat about the hometown hero MS Dhoni's presence to which the skipper asked whether he would like to come and greet the 2011 World Cup-winning captain as everyone at the press box erupted in laughter.

"No, he is here. He is in the changing room. Come and say hello to him", said Kohli.

The video was posted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on their official Twitter handle. Watch it right here.

Virat Kohli has an immense amount of respect for MS Dhoni. Kohli was usually spotted seeking MS Dhoni's advice on the field with regards to field placements and other strategies. If reports are to be believed then Kohli had said that the Dhoni had saved him from getting dropped on many occasions.

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India demolish SA without breaking a sweat

India took only two overs to wrap South Africa’s second innings on Tuesday as they won the third Test by an innings and 202 runs at Ranchi. In the process, they whitewashed South Africa (SA) 3-0. This is not just the 4th biggest innings defeat for SA, but also only the third time since re-admission that the team has lost all matches in a series involving three or more Tests. By the virtue of this win, the top-ranked side in the game's longest format maintain an undisputed run in the ICC World Test Championship points table with 240 points in five matches. South Africa will now be back in India for a three-match ODI series in March 2020.

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