Indian cricket star Virat Kohli presented his jersey to Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell after the 2023 World Cup final at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Sunday.
The Pat Cummins-led Australian team stopped India’s impressive run in the tournament by defeating them in the final. The Men in Blue experienced their first loss of the tournament, enduring a heartbreaking six-wicket defeat to finish as the runner-up.
After the 2023 World Cup final, Kohli and Maxwell were observed sharing a heartfelt embrace. Their strong bond off the field is a result of their time together with the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the IPL.
Kohli was captured in a photo giving Maxwell his World Cup jersey from Team India. You can see the post here:
In the final, Virat Kohli made 54 runs off 63 balls, but India couldn’t set a high total and got all out for 240 after batting first. Australia comfortably chased down the target in 43 overs with six wickets in hand, securing their sixth World Cup title. Travis Head played a stellar role with a remarkable 137-run innings during the run chase.
Virat Kohli was awarded the Player of the Tournament at the 2023 World Cup
Virat Kohli had an exceptional run in the recently concluded 2023 World Cup. The experienced player excelled as the leading run-scorer, accumulating 765 runs in 11 innings with an impressive average of 95.62.
He made history by surpassing Sachin Tendulkar, becoming the first player to achieve 50 ODI centuries. Additionally, Kohli broke Tendulkar’s record for the most runs in a single edition of the ODI World Cup, being the sole player to exceed 700 runs.
Virat Kohli, the ex-India captain, was named the Player of the Tournament for his impressive batting displays throughout the competition. Notably, Kohli surpassed the 50-run mark in nine out of 11 innings.