IND vs AFG, ICC World Cup: We’re carried out with that factor, says Naveen on altercation with Kohli throughout IPL


Whilst Rohit Sharma set the Arun Jaitley Stadium alight with a scorching hundred towards Afghanistan, his dismissal, within the twenty sixth over of India’s chase, helped douse a fireplace.

Virat Kohli and Naveen-ul-Haq exchanged a handshake, a pleasant one this time, after Rohit was bowled by Rashid Khan.

“He’s a pleasant man and a very good participant. We shook fingers and determined to overlook no matter occurred within the IPL (Indian Premier League) … There was nothing outdoors the bottom. Individuals made it massive on media for followers. We’re carried out with that factor,” Naveen stated after the match.

Naveen was greeted with chants of “Kohli, Kohli” when he got here out to bat and comparable chants echoed throughout the stadium when he bowled to the native boy.

The altercation between the 2 started throughout IPL 2023 when Kohli exchanged a number of phrases with Naveen when the latter got here out to bat, following which they nearly got here to a bodily confrontation after the match.

At simply 24, Naveen has determined to retire from ODIs after the World Cup and the pacer stated the way forward for the format was bleak so far as bowlers had been involved.

“Extra worldwide bowlers will decide out of ODI cricket as a result of there isn’t any stability between bat and ball,” he stated, including {that a} spate of accidents pressured him to rethink his future in one-dayers to lengthen his T20 profession.

When requested about what the plan was when Rohit was operating away with the sport, Naveen didn’t mince phrases.

“When a batsman is taking part in like which you could’t do a lot, simply hope he miscues a shot,” he stated.



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