A beautiful encounter came to the end of the second day's play of the second Test between India and West Indies in Port of Spain. West Indies wicketkeeper-batsman Joshua da Silva was in for a special surprise when his mother turned up to watch the match and meet her favorite Indian cricketer Virat Kohli. In a video that is going viral on various social media platforms, Kohli can be seen meeting Da Silva's mother near the team bus.
The moment Joshua Da Silva's mother met Virat Kohli. She hugged and kissed Virat and got emotional. (Vimal Kumar YT).— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) July 22, 2023
- A beautiful moment! pic.twitter.com/Rn011L1ZXc
Joshua told Kohli that his mother was excited to see him bat. When Kohli reached his century during his innings, the young wicket-keeper applauded from behind the stumps to encourage him. Kohli jokingly responded by questioning Joshua's fascination with his milestone, to which the wicket-keeper openly admitted that he really hoped Kohli would reach the hundred-run mark.
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Kohli's batting performance during the first innings of the second Test was a testimony to his skill and composure. He displayed amazing composure and composure and did not attempt risky shots despite initially struggling to score.
With India setting a strong target, the focus now shifted to the bowlers as they aimed to pick up crucial wickets. The West Indies produced a strong batting display in their first innings and did well to reply to India's score, but still trailed by 352 runs at stumps on the second day. The coming third day is important in deciding in which direction the match will go.