When the Royal Challengers Bangalore and Gujarat Titans took to the field for their IPL encounter on Saturday, it was nice to see Virat Kohli greet his India team-mate Mohammed Shami.
Kohli wore a broad smile as the duo, both playing for opposing teams on the evening, shook hands and shared a few words before taking to the field.
Kohli went on to hit a half century (58 off 53 balls) — his first in 14 IPL innings — his innings studded with crisp drives down the ground, through cover and on the leg side.
Virat smashed two back-to-back boundaries off Shami in the first over to kickstart things for his team.
In the 13th over, Kohli scored his half-century in 45 balls amid cheers from the Brabourne crowd.
However, he failed to convert his fifty into a bigger score as a Shami delivery made its way through. As he tried to make room and play the ball through cover, Kohli was beaten by some late movement.
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