Watch Virat Kohli Bow Down To Sachin Tendulkar In The #IndVsPak Match And Win Our Hearts

After yesterday’s win over arch-rivals Pakistan, there’s not an iota of doubt that Viral Kohli is THE heir to Sachin’s legacy.

In case you missed, the world witnessed a historical moment during the match yesterday.

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Celebrities who flew down to watch the match at the stadium were Amitabh Bachchan, Mukesh Ambani and family, Abhishek Bachchan and none other than God himself, Sachin and his family. (and ofcourse there was Aftab Shivdasani too :D)

 

After reaching his half-century, Virat Kohli bowed down towards the stand as an emotional gesture towards his childhood idol, Sachin Tendulkar.

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Sachin acknowledged the reverence by showing a thumbs-up, smiling ear to ear

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He later took to Twitter to thank Kohli for the show of respect

 

Here’s the video of the special moment

https://twitter.com/Sachin_Lover/status/711359992381607937

 

Sachin, later revealed how the whole team waving to him made him feel like he had never left the team

 

Virat, during the post match conversation confirmed that the bow was indeed a show of respect to his idol. He said, “I started playing cricket because of him.

“I started playing cricket because of him. Seeing him in the stands, and to be able to do that in front of 90,000 people against Pakistan in a crucial game..him celebrating and getting happy; I can’t explain that feeling.”