Actor Ranveer Singh lauded Indian Cricket Team captain Virat Kohli and penned an emotional message on his Instagram account for the cricketer.
India defeated Pakistan by 89 runs and as a result, the Men in Blue maintained their unbeaten record against the arch-rivals in the World Cup.
On Sunday, a video of Virat Kohli hugging Ranveer Singh post the victory went viral on social media.
Sharing the pictures of his moment with Virat on field, Ranveer wrote: "Ive been a die-hard fan of Indian cricket since childhood. Invested so much emotion into our beloved team. Willing and wanting them to be the undisputed best in the world. And then, there was VIRAT KOHLI. Ive witnessed a brash boy evolve into the very embodiment of class. Displaying a rare brand of ferocity and passionate expression, he changed the face of Indian cricket forever. He’s well on his way to being hailed as the greatest of all time. Leading our country like a true alpha warrior. Yeh naya India hai, aur yeh banda naye India ka Hero hai. We are proud of you, Kaptaan. 🇮🇳 @virat.kohli" [sic]
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Ranveer Singh, who will be seen essaying the role of legendary cricketer Kapil Dev in his forthcoming film '83,' proved his love for cricket on Sunday.
The actor took the mic in his hands and commented on the 'biggest' clash in World Cup cricket -- India vs Pakistan -- from the ground of Old Trafford on Sunday.
"It's going to be an amazing match; let's hope for some amazing cricket, I am sure we're gonna get some crowd-pleasing moments and an unforgettable match in Manchester, here's Ranveer Singh until next time!" Ranveer signed off.
Not only, he made an on-point commentary, the actor also engaged with the 'Men in Blue' prior to the match. Ranveer was seen sharing a burst of laughter with injured batsman Shikhar Dhawan. To cheer up the swashbuckling left-hander, Ranveer was seen entertaining the India opening batsman. Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh also posed with the Bollywood powerhouse on the grounds of Old Trafford.
Meanwhile, Ranveer is prepping for his upcoming film based on Kapil Dev who lifted the World Cup in 1983.
Kabir Khan's directorial '83' is slated to hit the theatres next year on April 10.
(With inputs from ANI)