India’s wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has taken the world by storm in the past two months. While he has returned to sensational form with the bat, with four scores over 80, two of them have proven to be winning efforts, his carry has been excellent in the last three tests and has won the man of the match. reward in the final game due to his third Test 100.
As soon as Pant played on the field, his old photos started to surface. However, there was something special about the photo and fans and pundits couldn’t help but notice the similarity to a previous photo of Indian skipper Virat Kohli.
In said picture, the child Rishabh pants is seen taking an autograph from former Indian leader Ashish Nehra during one of the school tournaments. Nehra also has a similar image in the childhood of skipper Kohli, where he presented her with some sort of certificate of appreciation.
As soon as the photo was posted on social media it went viral and people started joking that Nehra was the secret to the success of the two Indian cricketers. Commentator and former cricketer Aakash Chopra has also jumped on the bandwagon to notice the same. While, or users have shared a hilarious meme from the popular Netflix series ‘Sacred Games’ to express their thoughts on it.
Here are some of the reactions:
We also saw a similar photo of young Kohli. So ….. you know the secret recipe now https://t.co/U1z5o7iLoB
– Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) March 5, 2021
When Rishabh Pant made his India debut, Ashish Nehra was part of India XI (v England in Bengaluru in 2017) https://t.co/yiFleyHd5p
-Sarang Bhalerao (@bhaleraosarang) March 5, 2021
Ashish Nehra – The Man Behind The Success Of #Kohli and #RishabhPant Hope he visits all schools, colleges and universities.#SunilGavaskar #INDvENG #TeamIndia #Rishabh #indiavsEngland #RishabPant # WTC21 #cricket pic.twitter.com/aqjQkcpptp
– Sai Indra Maryada (@ Saiindra93) March 6, 2021
Rishabh Pant and Virat Kohli’s childhood photos showing Ashish Nehra autograph go viral
Ashish Nehra: pic.twitter.com/IkmfnMmcLY
– Rishhaye (@rishi_pania) March 6, 2021