Watch: Virat Kohli entertains Chepauk crowd with extravagant dance moves at IPL 2024 opener

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Watch: Virat Kohli entertains Chepauk crowd with quirky dance moves in IPL 2024 opener


Former Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) captain Virat Kohli entertained the crowd at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai in the opening clash of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 with his extravagant dance moves to the tunes of a song from Thalapathy Vijay’s film.

Kohli returns to competitive cricket after a two-month absence. Ahead of the curtain-raiser of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024, the batting superstar was seen in action in the three-match T20I series against the Afghanistan national cricket team. She returned to the T20I format for the Indian national cricket team in the series against the Afghans, which many felt was an indication of his selection in India’s ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 squad. .

After the T20I series against Afghanistan, Virat Kohli was expected to feature in the five-match Test series against the England national cricket team. First, Kohli walked out of the first two Tests of the series before being unavailable for the entire series.

Kohli himself revealed the reason for his absence in the England Tests. He took to social media platforms to announce that he and Anushka Sharma were blessed with a baby boy; Therefore, he was out of action to spend time with his family.

That is, Virat Kohli opened the innings with Faf du Plessis in the first match of IPL 2024 and was part of a brilliant partnership with very little contribution. In the partnership of 41 runs in 27 balls, Virat Kohli contributed only 3 runs in 4 balls.

After losing his partner, Virat Kohli could not continue and was dismissed for 21 runs off 20 balls, courtesy of the exceptional relief catch of Ajinkya Rahane and Rachin Ravindra.

When it was Royal Challengers Bengaluru’s turn to field, Virat Kohli was fully loaded. He was in his typical funny and aggressive mood and was seen attacking the CSK players, even giving a foul-mouthed dismissal to Rachin Ravindra.

In the middle of the intense match, Virat Kohli showed his funny side to the Chepauk crowd and entertained them. Kohli was seen doing extravagant dance moves to the song of a Thalapathy Vijay film.

Watch: Virat Kohli performs extravagant dance moves

Talking about Virat Kohli’s innings, Steve Smith said the batting stalwart was looking to find a rhythm which he couldn’t get.

“It’s strange. Virat Kohli only faced six balls in the powerplay after playing the first over. Kohli faced a really tough situation there, losing 3 wickets quite quickly. He tried to rebuild with Cameron Green and came out at the wrong time,” Steve Smith said while he was commentating for the station. “He was looking to find his rhythm from the start and I think he looks in good shape,” added Steve Smith.

Meanwhile, Ravi Shastri opined that Virat Kohli was rusty as he had been out of competitive cricket for quite some time.

β€œIt will take time to be out of the game for that long, no matter how long you are in the nets. You need some time for the match. I imagine he was a little rusty and just as he got going he was dismissed for a good catch on the boundary,” said Ravi Shastri while he was speaking on the same panel. “I think the time you spent in the area today will be very useful to you,” he concludes.ded Shastri.