Virat Kohli, known for his on-field antics and sense of humor, added a funny moment during the Asia Cup 2023 Super 4 match between India and Bangladesh. Although Kohli was rested for the match, he took on the role of a water boy for his team.
When Anamul Haque got out, Kohli rushed onto the field to provide water to his teammates, and his unique running style left fans laughing.
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India’s Playing XI and Changes
India, led by Rohit Sharma, chose to bowl first after winning the toss and made several changes to the playing XI, resting Kohli, Hardik Pandya, Mohammed Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah, and Kuldeep Yadav.
It was Tilak Varma’s ODI debut, and Mohammed Shami, Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur, and Suryakumar Yadav were also included in the lineup.
Absence of Shreyas Iyer and Debutant Tanzib Shakib
Shreyas Iyer, the middle-order batsman, was unavailable for the third consecutive game due to fitness concerns. For Bangladesh, Tanzib Shakib made his ODI debut.
In summary, Virat Kohli, despite not playing, entertained fans with his humorous appearance as a water boy during the Asia Cup match between India and Bangladesh.