Wanindu Hasaranga’s old posts of Virat Kohli go viral after he joins Royal Challengers Bangalore

Wanindu Hasaranga was named Adam Zampa's replacement for the second leg of IPL 2021.

Wanindu Hasaranga
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Sri Lanka’s emerging prospect Wanindu Hasaranga became the talk of the town after his performances against India at home. The all-rounder played with grit and determination and managed to win the hearts of cricket fans across the world.

The fact that he even applauded Rahul Chahar’s delivery that outsmarted him in the T20I series shows how he is a classy man after all. His all-round contribution in the three-match T20I series gave us signs that he is a pure talented material.

Hasaranga was adjudged the Player of the Match in the third and final T20I against India. Moreover, he was also named the Player of the Series. After he made a good impression as an all-rounder, Royal Challengers Bangalore made a canny move to sign him.

The IPL fraternity has already witnessed many worst signings by RCB over the years. However, Wanindu Hasaranga, being the crafty leg-spinner that he really is, could prove to be one of the top signings for Virat Kohli-led RCB in the games to come.

Old tweets of Hasaranga go viral on the internet

The first leg of the IPL took place in India before the league was postponed for obvious reasons. However, the BCCI gave the green light in hosting the second leg of the IPL in the United Arab Emirates. RCB made the right move to sign Hasaranga. He has replaced Australia’s Adam Zampa in the second phase of the IPL.

The Sri Lankan international is bound to offer a truckload of bowling variations in the UAE pitches. Meanwhile, old tweets of Hasaranga praising Virat Kohli has gone viral on the internet.


From what we can decode from his old posts is that Hasaranga is a big fan of Kohli. A Kohli fan posted the old posts of Hasaranga that clearly shows how much he truly admires Virat Kohli. Those two posts were posted by Hasaranga in 2016 where he praised Kohli for his achievements.

In the first post, he praised Kohli after ending the IPL 2016 season with the most runs. The RCB captain aggregated 973 runs, which is the highest by any player in a season. In another post, he praised Kohli for being adjudged as the Man of the Tournament in international cricket.