Virat Kohli teased Marnus Labuschagne while Steve Smith enjoyed a spa treatment during the 3rd ODI between India and Australia at Rajkot.
Returning to the fold in the third and final One Day International (ODI) of the bilateral series against Pat Cummins’ Australia on Wednesday, former India skipper Virat Kohli was seen having a light-hearted conversation with Australian batter Marnus Labuschagne in Rajkot. After thrashing Australia in the first two ODIs, India featured skipper Rohit and ex-captain Kohli in its playing XI for the first time in the three-match series.
Known for being a livewire both on and off the field, Kohli had a fun interaction with Australian batters after Cummins won the toss and opted to bat in the 3rd ODI at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium. The 34-year-old taunted Australian batter Labuschagne when the players enjoyed a small drinks break during the innings. Kohli teased the Aussie batter with his noteworthy dance moves. While Labuschagne engaged in a fun banter with Kohli, former Australian skipper Steve Smith asked for a chair to beat the heat in Rajkot.
Receiving spa treatment during the dead rubber, The Australian batter also applied ice packs on his face and sipped energy drinks when Kohli approached Labuschagne for an animated conversation. Meeting his Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) before the World Cup, ex-India captain Kohli also gave Aussie all-rounder Glenn Maxwell a warm hug during the innings.