Salman Khan reveals names of two players who are the ‘Dabangg’ and ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ of Indian cricket

The Ek Tha Tiger actor called Virat Kohli the 'Dabangg' and Rohit Sharma the 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' of Indian cricket.


Salman Khan reveals names of two players who are the ‘Dabangg’ and ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ of Indian cricket

Salman Khan, Indian cricketers (Images via IMDB, ESPNcricinfo)

Bollywood actor Salman Khan was present in the Star Sports studio during the match between India and Pakistan on Saturday (October 14). He came to promote his upcoming movie ‘Tiger 3’. He was asked to name cricketers based on the characters of his popular movies.

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The Ek Tha Tiger actor called Virat Kohli the ‘Dabangg’ and Rohit Sharma the ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ of Indian cricket. Star Sports’ X handle shared the video.

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The two cricketers have been the pillars of Indian cricket for nearly a decade now. On the field during that clash against Pakistan, they justified the attributes that were given by Salman. While Kohli was exceptional while fielding, Rohit Sharma’s 86 off 63 balls later helped India remain unbeaten for the eighth time against the Men in Green in ODI World Cups.

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Salman Khan heaps praise on Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli’s work ethic has been praised by many notable personalities from different fields. One of his admirers was Salman Khan who praised King Kohli’s mental and physical fitness as well as his work ethics.

Salman Khan reveals who are the 'Dabangg' and 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' of Indian cricket
Virat Kohli (Image via X)

Virat Kohli is physically so fit, mentally very strong. He is so dedicated and he takes his work seriously, I like his work ethic,” said Salman on Star Sports.

Virat Kohli started his World Cup campaign with a match-winning 116-ball 85 runs against Australia helping his team to a nervy win. Another half-century was made against Afghanistan. But against Pakistan, he lost his wicket for 16 runs. He will be next seen on the field on October 19 during India versus Bangladesh.

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Kohli has already won a World Cup, in 2011, and this year, he will try his best to ensure he and the team lift the coveted trophy again. It remains to be seen whether his fitness will help him appear in another ODI World Cup tournament in 2027.

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