English First Class Cricketer “Nick Compton” took a jibe at Virat Kohli after the India captain stopped a section of the oval crowd from booing Australia captain Steve Smith during the match against Australia.
On Sunday, while Smith was fielding near the boundary, few fans jeered at him.
Kohli, who was batting well asked the crowd to stop the booing instead gestured at fans to applaud him.
Kohli’s gesture won hearts across the cricket fraternity. Darren Lehmann, former Australia coach, Sunil Gavaskar, Former cricketer felt it was fine act of sportsmanship by Virat kohli.
Speaking to the media after the match, Indian Captain Kohli said he even apologized to Steve Smith on behalf of the Indian Crowd, because Smith did not do anything to be booed.