Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah among Team India stars at Virat Kohli’s Mumbai reception

first_imgVirat Kohli caught up with his mates in the Indian team for the first time since returning to India after his wedding with Anushka Sharma.Kohli and Anushka had hosted a reception in Delhi last week for their families and close friends. The likes of Shikhar Dhawan, Suresh Raina and Gautam Gambhir were seen in Delhi and a video of Dhawan dancing at the party had gone viral.SEE PHOTOSDecember 26 was time for a gala party in Mumbai. At St Regis in Lower Parel, several former cricketers like Anil Kumble, Sunil Gavaskar, Sandeep Patil, Sanjay Manjrekar, India coach Ravi Shastri and batting coach Sanjay Bangar were spotted.The most pleasant sight was Kumble’s presence. He had stepped down as India coach following differences with Kohli earlier this year. However, all the acrimony seemed to be have been pushed in the past on a joyous evening for the Indian cricket fraternity.The most awaited entry of the evening was probably reserved for the current Team India members – Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jajdea, Wriddhiman Saha, Kuldeep Yadav, R Ashwin, Manish Pandey, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal and Jasprit Bumrah along with MS Dhoni were in attendance.Most of the current players will leave for South Africa on December 27. Some of them were already stationed in Mumbai, where India had decimated Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium on December 24 to complete a series whitewash.India will next tour South Africa where they play three Tests, six ODIs and three T20 Internationals.It was a great year for India, who won 37 international matches across formats, the second most behind Australia’s 38. Besides, Kohli was in sensational form, hammering 2818 international runs including 11 hundreds.advertisementKohli had taken a break from the limited-overs matches against Sri Lanka to get married. In his absence, Rohit Sharma stood in as captain and led India to victories in the ODI and T20I series. Rohit himself set a few records, hammering his third ODI double hundred and then smashing the joint-fastest hundred in T20 Internationals.last_img read more