Virat Kohli’s splendid performance in India’s first ODI against South Africa in Durban has certainly put a smile on our faces. But there’s someone who carried an extra personal cheer for him – his wife and partner, actor Anushka Sharma.Kohli’s unbeaten 112 runs off 119 deliveries propelled India to a six-wicket victory against the Proteas on Thursday.
Since the duo got married last month, they’ve frequently engaged in social media PDA for one another, and Thursday was no exception! Anushka’s Instagram stories were full of hearts and proud messages for Kohli as he scored a century.
Chasing a target of 270 runs, the Indians crossed the line in 45.3 overs to take a 1-0 lead in the six-match series.Kohli and Rahane came together after the early departure of openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan to put together a stand of 189 runs.
Kohli scored 112 runs off 119 deliveries which included 10 hits to the fence while Rahane scored a steady 79 off 86 balls.The duo batted the hosts out of the game and by the time Rahane was dismissed by fast bowler Andile Phehlukwayo in the 43rd over, the Indians were assured of a