Virat Kohli’s celebration after receiving a medal for best fielding goes viral

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Virat Kohli’s celebration after receiving a gold medal for his fielding skills goes viral. The 34-year-old took a stunning dive catch to dismiss Mitchell Marsh on Jasprit Bumrah’s delivery.


After winning the match against Australia by six wickets, the Indian dressing room had a cheerful event. Virat Kohli, who is one of the fittest batsmen in the world, received a gold medal for being the best fielder of the match. The medal was awarded to Virat Kohli by the fielding coach of the Indian cricket team, T Dilip. Virat Kohli’s celebration after receiving the honor in recognition of his fielding skills is breaking the internet. Moreover, It’s a good initiative by the Indian team management to encourage fielding.

“A bit of change with the way we do things. Dilip will hand out the best fielder medal,” India’s head coach Rahul Dravid said in a video posted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). “In today’s game, Ishan was outstanding. Shreyas was outstanding with his two catches. But something we keep speaking about our team is about consistency, it’s not about one catch. It is about intensity, backing up. It’s not only doing your job but also making sure that you encourage and keep the right fielders at the right place. This one goes to Virat,” India’s fielding coach T Dilip said.

After receiving the medal, Virat Kohli was extremely happy. In addition, Virat made a gesture of biting the medal, a winning tradition performed by athletes. Moreover, his teammates were cheering for him. The Indian cricket team shared the video on their official Instagram page, captioning it as,

BTS from the #TeamIndia dressing room 🇮🇳. A kind of first. And the best fielder of the match award goes to….

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