“King of Chepauk” – Twitter erupts after fans loudly cheer for Virat Kohli after he stopped the ball

Team India are playing against Australia in the third and final ODI at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Team India drew the first blood in the ODI series by beating Australia by five wickets in the first ODI in Mumbai.

However, the Men in Yellow made a stellar rebound in the second ODI by churning out a clinical and comprehensive win over India at Dr Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam.

Australia beat India by 10 wickets and restored parity in the series. Meanwhile, the action shifted to the ODI series decider which is currently being played at Chepauk Stadium in Chennai.


Fans loudly cheer for Virat Kohli after he stopped the ball

Australia’s interim captain Steve Smith who is leading the team in Pat Cummins’ absence won the toss and opted to bat first. During the passage of play, former Indian captain Virat Kohli caught the attention for his brilliant fielding.

Virat Kohli was sharp and electrifying on the field as he saved two boundaries with his presence of mind. Meanwhile, the fans who turned up in big numbers to watch the spectacle loudly cheered for Virat Kohli as soon as he stopped the ball.

The cricket fraternity is well aware of the fact that the Chennai crowd is the most knowledgeable crowd in the history of the sport. They understand the nuances of the game and they appreciate the sport through and through.


Earlier, Team India won the Border Gavaskar Trophy series under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma as India won the series by 2-1. Apart from retaining the Border Gavaskar Trophy for a record fourth straight time, they also qualified for the ICC World Test Championship Final.

The last time when Australia toured India to play the ODI series, Aussies stunned the Indians by winning the ODI series by 2-1. Meanwhile, India will be looking to win the ongoing ODI series.


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