SA vs IND 2024: Virat Kohli displays amazing gesture when DJ plays Ram Siya Ram song

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli. (Image Credits: Twitter)

Virat Kohli put up a great fight for Team India in the batting unit in the Test opener against South Africa at Johannesburg. He scored 38 in the first innings and then followed it up with 76 in the second innings. He was the leading run-scorer for India in the game.

South Africa defeated Team India by an innings and 32 runs and took a 1-0 lead in the series. As far as the second Test is concerned, India made a stellar rebound by letting their performance do all the talking. The visitors bundled out the hosts for just 55 runs, which no one saw that coming.

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South Africa won the toss and opted to bat first but failed to bring the best out of themselves on Day 1. They kept losing wickets at regular intervals and their lack of confidence triggered a massive batting collapse before the Proteas registered their lowest Test total against Team India.

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Virat Kohli comes up with a gesture when the Ram Siya Ram song was played by DJ

Former Indian skipper Virat Kohli caught everyone’s attention after he displayed an incredible gesture when the DJ played the “Ram Siya Ram” song in the background. As soon as the song was played, Kohli paid rich tribute to Lord Rama at slip during the opening session of Day 1.

The video clip begins with Virat Kohli folding both his hands before making an archery sign. Kohli’s gesture reminds us of Lord Rama defeating Ravana with a bow and arrow, signifying the victory of good over evil in Hindu mythology.

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Indian bowlers namely Mohammed Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah and Mukesh Kumar delivered the goods pretty well. Siraj was the best performer for India as he took 6/15 in the first innings whereas Bumrah and Mukesh settled for two wickets apiece. Right now, India posted 106/3 in 22 overs and they currently lead by 51 runs.

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