Virat Kohli Rohit Sharma Ravi Shastri glued to laptop screens watching Deepak Chahar knock 2nd ODI vs Sri Lanka in Durham
Members of the Indian Test side were glued to the laptop screens watching India take on Sri Lanka   |  Photo Credit: Instagram
- Virat Kohli & Co. were glued to the laptop screens as Rahul Dravid-coached Team India locked horns with Sri Lanka
- Shikhar Dhawan’s Team India defeated Sri Lanka in the 2nd ODI on Tuesday
- Virat Kohli & Co. were seen supporting the white-ball side of Team India from Durham
Millions of Team India fans tuned in from across the globe to watch Shikhar Dhawan-led side play Sri Lanka in the 2nd One Day International (ODI) on Tuesday. Among those Team India fans, the Virat Kohli-led Test side in Durham also opted to rally behind Dhawan & Co. as two Indian international teams were in action on Tuesday. The date July 20 will have great significance as two Indian sides played competitive matches in two different countries.
While Rohit Sharma captained the national side in the absence of skipper Kohli and deputy Ajinkya Rahane at Durham’s Chester-le-Street, veteran opener and temporary white-ball captain Dhawan led the Men In Blue on matchday 2 of the ongoing ODI series in Colombo. The official social media handle of the Indian Cricket Team shared the priceless moments of Kohli and Co. watching Dhawan-led India play Sri Lanka from Durham. “#TeamIndia watching #TeamIndia,” the Indian Cricket Team captioned one of its posts on Instagram.
Indian opener Rohit was joined by Hanuma Vihari, Umesh Yadav, Mayank Agarwal, Rahane, Axar Patel, and Mohammed Siraj as members of the Indian Test side were glued to the laptop screens watching India take on Sri Lanka at the R. Premadasa Stadium. The same posts were also shared by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Twitter. The ‘Team India watching Team India’ post soon became the talk of the town on social media.
Talking about the match, Sri Lanka were outclassed in a nail-biter on Tuesday as Deepak Chahar played a match-winning knock to help India clinch the three-match series. Chahar turned the tie on its head by slamming his maiden half-century in the 2nd ODI. He remained unbeaten on 69 as India defeated Sri Lanka to seal the three-match series with a 2-0 margin. Tail-ender Chahar was also adjudged the Man of the Match for his batting heroics.