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India vs England Shane Warne lauds Virat Kohli for Spirit of Cricket gesture towards Joe Root Love this

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Former Australia spinner Shane Warne hailed India captain Virat Kohli's 'Spirit of Cricket' gesture towards England skipper Joe Root in 1st Test.

gesture towards England skipper Joe Root in the ongoing first Test at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. The camaraderie between Virat Kohli and Joe Root was on display on Day 1 when the India captain helped his opposition number stretch after cramping towards the end of Friday's play.

"Love this !!!! Well done @imVkohli and congrats to @root66 on another wonderful innings #SpiritOfCricket," Shane Warne tweeted.

Joe Root notched up his 5th double hundred and his 3rd as captain as he dominated the Indian bowling attack after winning the toss and opting to bat. Root stitched a 200-run stand with opener Dom Sibley to deflate India's spirits as early as Day 1. On Saturday. Root played second fiddle to Ben Stokes who made a quick 82 in their 124-run stand.

There was sportsman spirit on display once again as Virat Kohli walked up to Joe Root to laud him after the England captain was finally dismissed on Day 2 of the 1st Test at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

 

"Yeah, I am ready for more tomorrow...hopefully get back, a bit frustrating, very kind of Virat (Kohli) to help me out (with cramps), good sportsmanship from him...It's just like a long day and then after a few overs I get some fluids and cooled down," Root had said in the press conference on Friday.

 

Source : INDIA TODAY

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