Virat Kohli Calls Ravindra Jadeja As ‘Pathaan’ While His Bowling In Delhi Test
By CricShots - Feb 18, 2023 11:21 am
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One can always expect the Indian stalwart, Virat Kohli to keep fans entertained on a long day of a Test match, and the former Indian skipper did not disappoint during Day 1 of play in the second game of the 4-match series against Australia at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. In a clip that has gone viral on social media, Kohli was heard motivating star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja by calling him ‘Pathaan.’

Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja

“Chal Pathaan. Shabaash. Chal Pathaan out karke de,” Virat Kohli was heard telling Jadeja in a clip picked up by the stump mic. On Day 1, after choosing to bat first, Australia got bundled out for 263 with Usman Khawaja and Peter Handscomb scoring half-centuries.

Here is the video of the incident:

For the uninitiated, Virat Kohli was referring to Shahrukh Khan’s character in the recently released movie ‘Pathaan’ which has taken the box office by storm. The Shahrukh and Deepika Padukone film is approaching the INR 1,000 crore mark worldwide.

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Earlier, Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja had shown their fascination for the movie by dancing to the steps of the song ‘Jhoome jo Pathaan’ during the Nagpur Test before India took the field in the second innings. The clip of the same had taken the internet by storm, and we also saw Shah Rukh himself replying to it. “They are doing it better than me!! Will have to learn it from Virat And Jadeja!” Shahrukh wrote on Twitter.

Talking about the match, Ravindra Jadeja created history on Friday by taking 250 Test wickets. By surpassing the landmark, he has become the fastest Indian and second quickest in the world to achieve the milestone. Jadeja has reached the milestone faster than Imran Khan and Kapil Dev.

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On Day 2, after Australia won the toss and chose to bat first, they were bundled out for 263 with Usman Khawaja and Peter Handscomb scoring half-centuries. Mohammed Shami took four wickets, while both Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin got three wickets each. India finished the day at 21/0 with Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul unbeaten at the crease.