India vs New Zealand: Fans express their love for MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli
NEW DELHI: When Old Trafford turned blue to support India against New Zealand in the semifinal of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup on Tuesday, fans expressed their love and respect for both the current and former captain. virat Kohli & MS Dhoni .
ICC in a tweet posted a couple of pictures of spectators standing tall & happy forming Kohli & Dhoni's respective names on their t-shirts.
Because Dhoni has Kohli's back, ICC subtitled the message.
Because Dhoni has Kohli's back 😉 # CWC19 | #TeamIndia https://t.co/YcbZSXHHYc - ICC (@ICC) 1562667122000
Dhoni celebrated his 38th birthday on Sunday & the ongoing World Cup is being called as the veteran wicket-keeper batsman's last One-Day International (ODI).
Anteriormente, Kohli reconoció la contribución de Dhoni en el equipo. Recitó elogios en Dhoni & dijo que uno debería apreciar al ex capitán que ha hecho tanto por el equipo.
"He (Dhoni) has handled the whole team in translation. We understand what he means to us. You need to appreciate what he's done for Indian cricket. We are very grateful for what he's done for all of us. He's in a very comfortable & happy space. I am really delighted to have played with him for so many years," Kohli said.
Table-toppers India's first semi-final of the World Cup against New Zealand at Old Trafford is currently underway. New Zealand won the toss & elected to bat first.