ODI World Cup 2023: Naveen Ul Haq praises Virat Kohli after drawing curtain on IPL feud during IND vs AFG clash

India India maintained their dominance on home turf by defeating Afghanistan at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on Wednesday (October 11) and won their second consecutive match of the 2023 ODI World Cup. Indian captain Rohit Sharma Hammered a brilliant ton and was a standout performer for the Men in Blue in their win over the Afghan side.

Reunion between Virat Kohli and Naveen Ul Haq

However, what actually stole the limelight more than Rohit’s exploits was a heartwarming gesture of reconciliation between India’s batting stars. Virat Kohli And the pacers of Afghanistan Naveen Ul Haque As the two were seen exchanging pleasantries and ending their feud.

Background of Virat and Navin’s fight

Note that Virat and Naveen had a heated argument during a match Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) And Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) In IPL 2023. The rift sparked huge controversy and divided fans. But something remarkable happened when the India-Afghanistan ODI World Cup 2023 clash was underway as they both decided to end the fight by exchanging a hearty hug.

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Hearty exchanges and warm hugs between Virat and Naveen

During India’s run chase against Afghanistan, Virat was seen pleading with the fans not to taunt Naveen and even started a hearty exchange of pleasantries with his former opponent. The camera even captures a heartwarming scene with both Virat and Naveen sharing a warm embrace.

The reconciliation didn’t stop on the field as both Virat and Naveen were seen sharing a smile after the match, clearly indicating that the hatchet has been buried and they have moved on from their earlier differences. Naveen even spoke openly about ending the feud and hailed Kohli as a ‘good guy’.

β€œHe’s a nice guy, a good player and we shook hands. It is always in the ground, it was nothing outside the ground. People make it big. They need that stuff for their followers. He said we are done with it and I said yes we are done with it. We shook hands and hugged.” The Indian Express quoted Naveen.

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