Rivals, not enemies: On the eve of India-Pakistan World T20 match, Kohli gifts his bat to Amir

Kolkata: Indian batting talisman Virat Kohli on Friday gifted Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir one of his cricket bats on the day before their World Twenty20 clash.

Virat Kohli (left) and Mohammad Amir. AFP

Virat Kohli (left) and Mohammad Amir. AFP

Kohli was having a batting session during India's net practice at the Eden Gardens ground when Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi along with Amir went to greet him.

After a few handshakes, Kohli — otherwise known for his on field aggression — was seen presenting the left arm pacer with one of his precious willows.

Amir happily grabbed it and after a few words waved goodbye.

It was learnt that during the recent Asia Cup in Bangladesh, Kohli had promised Amir that he would gift him one of his bats.


Updated Date: Mar 19, 2016 08:51 AM

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