T20 World Cup 2024 | Rohit Sharma's mother's post on son's photo with 'brother' Virat Kohli goes viral

Rohit Sharma's mother Purnima shared a post showing an edited photo of her son with Virat Kohli after the T20 World Cup win on Saturday, June 29. The edited image had a special caption referring to Kohli as Rohit's 'brother' and the post has now gone viral.

Rohit and Kohli played a key role in India's T20 World Cup win, with the Indian captain finishing as the second-highest run-scorer in the competition. Kohli, who had a disappointing tournament till the final, stepped up in the final and scored 76, which eventually proved to be the difference against South Africa. The special picture taken by Rohit's mother features Kohli with his son and granddaughter Samaira. The edited picture had the caption on top, 'Pair of goats in T20 cricket' and another caption below,

“Daughter on his shoulders, nation on his back, brother on his side.”

You can see the full post below:

This post of Rohit's mother has received many comments from fans and more than 2000 likes.

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Rohit and Kohli ended their T20 careers on a high note

Both Rohit and Kohli ended their T20 careers on a high note for India with the T20 World Cup win. After receiving the Player of the Match award, Kohli said that now is the time for young talent to take the team forward.

“It's time for the next generation to take the T20 game forward. The wait to win an ICC tournament has been long for us. You look at a player like Rohit, he has played 9 T20 World Cups and this is my sixth. He deserves it,” Kohli said after winning the T20 World Cup 2024.

Rohit, on the other hand, said he feels it is the right time for him to move away from the format after winning the trophy.

Rohit said, “That was also my last match. Honestly, ever since I started playing this format, I have been enjoying it. There couldn't be a better time to say goodbye to this format. I have enjoyed every moment of it. I started my career for India playing in this format. This is what I wanted to do. Win the cup and say goodbye.”

Both Kohli and Rohit are expected to continue playing both ODIs and Test matches for India.

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July 1, 2024

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