These 6 Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma Friendship Moments are winnings hearts[WATCH NOW]

Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma undoubtedly are the backbones of Indian cricket. Both are playing for India together for more than 10-12 years. The dominance of the Indian cricket team in last 7-10 years can be owed to these two. They have together formed many big partnerships whether in T20s, Test or ODIs & won lots of matches for India.

Did they fight?

However, from the last few years people are speculating many rumors about Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma Friendship. Many believe that the relationship between Virat & Rohit has been hampered more than before. Few reports claim that Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma friendship was spoiled after India’s heart-breaking loss in CWC ‘2019. But both publicly dismissed these rumors many times.

In this article we are going to look at 6 Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma friendship moments in recent times which will show the quality of bond between them. Witness how much they are attached to each other & support each other. These friendship moments are already winning hearts of Indian cricket fans in social media. So, if you are a fan of Indian cricket, these moments will win your heart too.

6 Best Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma Friendship Moments

1. When DRS succeed!

Virat & Rohit celebrating together during Lords test match

This occasion was captured during India vs England second test match at Lords cricket stadium in August 2021. The Indian team was rocking that match both with the bat & ball, resulting India emerged as victorious in that match. Along with the superb win, Indian fans also saw Virat & Rohit Bromance in this match.

In fact, Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma friendship was seen many times in that match from the field to the dressing room. At this moment, during England’s innings when India DRS went successful, Virat was seen hugging Rohit very warmly with a burst of happiness. Not only this, Virat and Rohit were sometimes seen having fun with each other on the balcony of Lord’s and sometimes in the dressing room.

During the match, both the star cricketers were seen leading the Indian team towards victory with each other in game plan, wicket celebration and difficult times. Watch this moment:

2. Patting & Crazy Celebration

Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma Friendship: Both celebrate victory by patting each other in wildest way after victory against australia in t20 match
Rohit & Virat Bromance moment while celebrating victory

Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma friendship was on full display during the 3rd T20 against Australia in Hyderabad in September 2022. India had to chase a big target in that match to win the series, but sublime batting from Suryakumar Yadav & Virat Kohli made this target smaller & won the match for India.

In the last over, Virat Kohli got out after scoring a brilliant 63 off 48. Rohit who was at the dugout, went up to him and patted him on the back. Both then enjoy the rest of the match by sitting on the staircase like best friends. After Hardik smashed winning runs, the camera focussed towards the staircase where Kohli and Rohit celebrated the win together and hugged each other very wildly.

Kohli passionately patted on Rohit Sharma’s thighs and then on his back as the current captain hugged the former India captain. It was a heart winning moment that the cameraman captured and went viral on social media.

3. Iconic Lift by Rohit

Rohit Sharma lifts Virat Kohli for later superb knock after India’s win over Pakistan in t20 world cup 2022
Rohit lifts Virat after India’s unbelievable win against Pakistan

Undoubtedly, This was the best friendship moment between these two. It was captured after India’s unbelievable win over arch-rival Pakistan in T20 world cup 2022 in Australia. India was nowhere in the game after the first six overs, but thanks to the best T20 inning of Virat Kohli & solid knock of Hardik Pandya that took India home.

From players to coaches everyone was hugging & appreciating Kohli for his superb knock. In between, Rohit Sharma came up with a priceless gesture for Virat Kohli. He ran onto the field and picked Virat Kohli on his shoulders very passionately & rotated him 2-3 times in the air.

Later on, many images went viral of Virat & Rohit hugging each other very warmly inside the dressing room. These types of moments only happen when the bond between two people is very special.

4. Virat Kohli Interviewed by Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma & Virat Kohli sitting on chairs in dubai international stadium. Virat is laughing as both share friendship moment
Rohit Sharma interviews Virat Kohli after Virat’s 71st hundred against Afghanistan in Asia cup 2022

After Virat’s 71st century in International cricket, Rohit Sharma turned into an interviewer for his mate. This moment was recorded after the India vs Afghanistan match in the Asia Cup 2022 in Dubai International Stadium. Rohit Sharma was out in this match, as he was given rest. In his absence, Virat Kohli took the role of opener & scored an unbeaten 122 off 61 balls, ending his century drought. India won that match against Afghanistan with a bang

After the match, Rohit Sharma himself interviewed Virat Kohli, which became an interesting video. Sharma asked Kohli about how he felt after scoring the century, the latter could not stop smiling and also pulled Sharma’s leg for speaking pure Hindi. “Itni shuddh Hindi bola raha hai mere saath pehli baar (For the first time he is talking to me in pure Hindi),” Kohli looked at the camera and said.

Going forward both discussed about the Virat comeback & support presented to him by captain Rohit Sharma & the team management. He then addressed how this break from cricket which helped him come back with a lot more excitement. This video created so much buzz around fans that it went viral immediately after it was posted.

5. Celebrating each other success

There is a saying, “If you are jealous of your friend’s success then you are not his/her friend“. We can understand the Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma friendship from this aspect. In their long cricketing careers, both have enjoyed & appreciated each other’s successes million times from their bottom of heart. These two are the proof from recent times:

> Rohit ODI Ton
In left virat kohli pointing finger during fielding & in right Rohit sharma celebrating his ODI ton.
Rohit ODI ton after 1101 days

In this occasion, Rohit Sharma enjoyed his celebration on hitting ODI ton after 1101 days against New Zealand on February 2023. But, he got dismissed just after his century. On his way back to the pavilion, Virat who was coming to bat patted him & then both shared a moment of laughter together. BCCI also share this moment with the caption “These Two“. See here:

> Virat 100th Test Match
Rohit Sharma calls back Virat Kohli for guard of honour on eve of virat 100th test match. Later virat thanks rohit for this gesture with thumbs-up
Rohit Sharma calls back Virat Kohli for guard of honour

On another occasion, during Virat Kohli 100th test match(March 2022), Virat was so eager to get into the field for his 100th Test against Sri Lanka that skipper Rohit Sharma had to call him back so that the Indian team could give him a guard of honour. The Indian team then gathered to celebrate their former skipper’s special occasion and a beaming Kohli walked back into the field for a second time to thunderous applause. He gave a thumbs-up to Rohit in appreciation of the gesture. See here:

6. Virat gives heartwarming hug to Rohit Sharma

virat kohli hugging rohit sharma after rohit incredible catch in the slips to dismiss Dasun Shanaka
Warm hug of Virat in Asia Cup 2023

This moment is very recent from all above. This was spotted during India’s match against Sri Lanka in Asia Cup 2023.

During Sri Lanka run chase, standing at the first slip, Rohit showed incredible reflexes to take an incredible catch, diving towards his right despite the low height of the ball.

Virat Kohli recognised Rohit’s brilliant effort and immediately moved towards him. Kohli wasted no time in giving Rohit a warm hug in visuals that won the hearts of cricket fans across the globe. The video clip has gone viral on the social media, as fans were delighted to see the current and former Indian captains bond.

Special Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma Friendship Moment

Blast from the past: After scoring 200 against Sri Lanka, Roht Congratulates Virat for his wedding in a cheeky way. Virat Kohli, like a true skipper, did not miss the chance to refer to the amazing accomplishment of his teammate and Anushka too congratulated Rohit on his historic sweep in the match.

rohit sharma tweet to pf congratulating virat for his wedding

Conclusion – Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma Friendship

These are just 6, but there have been more than a hundred moments between these two greats in recent times. These moments are the solid evidence that there is no rift between Virat & Rohit now. Because it is impossible for two people to share these moments if there is a rift between them.

Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma have 5 double centuries partnership in ODIs and partnerships are only built when the coordination between two players is strong. They are & will remain as the backbone of Indian cricket. Even in 2023 world cup their friendship was at peak. Now they both share a powerful bond with each other.

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Somesh Lakhera, a passionate cricket enthusiast with over 13 years of dedicated cricket-watching experience. With an unwavering love for the game, Somesh shares his insights and knowledge through his cricket blogging, bringing the excitement of cricket to fans around the world.

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