Last year, England all-rounder Ben Stokes had tweeted about how he is tired of being mentioned in tweets which suggest that Indian captain Virat Kohli actually pronounces the English all-rounder’s name every time he is celebrating on the pitch- a curse that happens to rhyme with Stokes’ name.
However, on Monday, the 28-year-old brought a little bit of wit into play when he replied to a tweet with Kohli’s picture, and a captioned which read: “If you were on the phone with Virat Kohli, what would you tell him?”
Unsurprisingly, his reply went viral within minutes.
“Ben Stokes” if you know you know https://t.co/xgZtYFQAoR
— Ben Stokes (@benstokes38) February 3, 2020
— Lord Voldemort (@Smart_Ladka) February 3, 2020
— . (@halfbloodpkb) February 3, 2020
Ben, not for nothing does Virat rate you so highly! 😂😂😂
— North Stand Gang – Wankhede (@NorthStandGang) February 3, 2020
Ben Stokes: pic.twitter.com/evqsPA1dVC
— 🇮🇳sir-kid (@ooobhaishab) February 3, 2020
The England cricket team is currently on the tour of South Africa where Stokes bowled brilliantly to lead them to a series win. He was the third-highest run-getter in the series behind Quinton de Kock and Dominic Sibley, scoring 318 runs in seven innings at an average of 45.43.
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