Kohli calls on fans to support all team members

Anushka Sharma Poses With Team India. Twitter Lashes Out At Cricket Board

Addressing a gathering of senior diplomats, business chiefs and politicians at a special reception hosted by the Indian High Commissioner to the UK Y K Sinha at his London residence on Tuesday evening, the batsman praised his fellow teammates for their hard work. Anushka Sharma was seen by Virat Kohli's side during the visit. In the photo, we see the NH10 actress posing with the entire Indian cricket team with players like Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Bumrah, among others along with their coach Ravi Shastri.

The second Test at Lord's Cricket Ground will start on Thursday. But what irked cricket fans was Anushka standing in the front row alongside Kohli.

The trolling comes after the BCCI's instruction to players that WAGs (Wives and girlfriends) would be allowed to stay with them for two weeks during tours which would last more than 45 days.

User Nishant asked, "Why @BCCI allows someones wife at official tour...." Anushka is not a member of indian cricket team. Though India lost the match by 31 runs, Kohli struck 149 and 51 in both innings of the Edgbaston Test.

Twitter users didn't take it well and went on a spree of comments and questions.

Meanwhile, one of them pointed out that Anushka's identity is not just "Virat Kohli's wife" but she is an ambassador for Indian cinema. The two have been showcasing a fair amount of mutual affection and love on the social media and even their fans use to love it, but not this time.

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