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Ahead of WTC Finals, Ravi Shastri plays a whole new ball game and netizens are loving it

The head coach of the Indian cricket team threw the tennis ball all around the stadium as Winston, the redhead cocker spaniel, ran to fetch it.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: June 17, 2021 10:06:32 am
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The Indian team is currently in Southampton in England to play the World Test Cricket Championship final against New Zealand. While the team is busy practising for the match, a video of Indian coach Ravi Shastri playing with a dog has gone viral on social media.

In the clip, Shastri is seen playing fetch with an energetic redhead cocker spaniel, ‘Winston’. The two took to the playful activity after finishing the Indian team’s practice session at Ageas Bowl in Southampton.

In the video, the 59-year-old is seen throwing the tennis ball with a racquet all around the stadium as the dog enthusiastically runs to fetch it. The video also captured Indian skipper Virat Kohli watching Shastri and the dog having a fun time. “Our buddy Winston earns himself a tennis ball after #TeamIndia’s practice session #WTCfinal,” Shastri wrote on Twitter.

Take a look at the adorable video:

The cocker spaniel belongs to Ageas Bowl head groundsman Simon Lee. In 2020, ICC had shared a photo of the ‘very good doggo’ on Twitter.

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Since being posted on Twitter, the video has amassed more than 1.1 lakh views and 14,000 likes. Needless to say, everyone who has come across the video has become a fan of this ‘good boi’.

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