Virat Kohli’s 100th friendly of an illustrious career has been the talk of Mohali in recent days. BCCI made the last minute decision to let fans into the stadium and it turned out to be a wise decision as the fans witnessed some incredible moments during the India v Sri Lanka friendly.
The scoreboard was dominated by Ravindra Jadeja’s racquet and ball game, but Kohli did just about everything he could to entertain the fans. The 33-year-old did everything to keep the crowd happy, from pushing the pushpa trend to urging everyone to get loud. Before the team bus ride after the game, he also granted the wish of the unofficial 12th man of India by gifting him his national jersey.
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The unofficial 12th player of the Indian cricket team is Dharamveer Pal because of his crazy enthusiasm and devotion to Team India. As a polio-infected man, he is undeterred by his disability and supports his team. Similar to Sudhir, the popular Indian fan, Dharamveer is well known to many national team players who have interacted with him frequently in the past.
Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj SinghShe had also met Dharamveer and spoken to him about him. He said: “When a physically challenged child gets excited about the game, we have to help them. His love of the game drives him to watch our games. It is good to help children like him.”
In addition, he is also the captain of the Madhya Pradesh team that competes in tournaments organized by the All India Cricket Association for the Physically Challenges. “Cricket is my reason for living,” says a tattoo on Dharamveer’s left arm, reflecting his love and passion for the game.
Virat Kohli makes Dharamveer’s day in Mohali
India’s Virat Kohli saw Dharamveer walking to his team bus after India’s comprehensive win over Sri Lanka and handed him an Indian jersey.
He shared the video on his Facebook account and wrote, “Thank you Champion, you will always be my Champion, God bless you, you are inspired for many years to come, Virat Kohli.” During an interview with Indian Express in 2017, Dharamveer had Pal reveals: “I was fine until the age of 8 months but I was not getting adequate doses of polio around that time and both my legs were affected. I’ve been playing the game since 2004. I know all the players and they were really friendly and nice to me. By Sachin Paaji, MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Virat Kohli, Virender Sehwag. I know most of them and have been supported by them,” he added.
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