In a high-stakes IPL encounter held in Jaipur, the spotlight was on Virat Kohli and Yashasvi Jaiswal as they showcased their skills on the field. With Yashasvi aiming to lead Rajasthan Royals to the playoffs and Kohli seeking his elusive maiden IPL trophy in his 16th season, the match held enormous significance for both players.
Jaiswal meets King Kohli
However, it was a nightmarish batting display by the home team as they crumbled for a mere 59 runs in 103 overs, handing RCB a resounding 112-run victory. Jaiswal, who scored 98 in the last game against the Kolkata Knight Riderswas unfortunately dismissed for a two-ball duck, caught by former RCB captain Virat Kohli.
Despite his early dismissal, Yashasvi had the opportunity to engage in a meaningful conversation with Kohli, who generously shared his insights and advice, potentially paving the way for Yashasvi’s future inclusion in the Indian team. The encounter between these two talented individuals created a buzz among fans and left everyone eagerly awaiting their next encounter on the cricket field.
IPL shared a clip of their conversation on social media, captioning it as “As special as it gets. An unmissable interaction ft. @imVkohli (Virat Kohli) & @ybj_19 (Yashasvi Jaiswal).”
Kohli had congratulated Jaiswal on his brilliance against KKR
Former Indian cricketer Aakash Choprawhile analyzing the clip, speculated that Kohli was offering Yashasvi tips to improve his game and potentially join the Indian team. This interaction came just days after Kohli had praised Yashasvi for his outstanding performance in a previous match against Kolkata Kn ight Riders. Kohli had taken to Instagram to express his admiration, writing, “Wow, this is some of the best batting I’ve seen in a while. What a talent, Yashasvi Jaiswal.”
Yashasvi was left stunned when teammate Yuzvendra Chahal informed him about Kohli’s social media post, and he later expressed his gratitude towards the former RCB captain on his own Instagram account.
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