Amitabh, Aamir ‘thank and salute’ Virat Kohli, praised Dhoni

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Aamir Khan have lauded Virat Kohli for his winning stroke against Australia at World Twenty20 match and labelled the young cricketer as a “genius”.

Big B and Aamir gave a shout-out to the cricketer after winning a thrilling match against Australia on Sunday. The Indian cricket team defeated Australia by six wickets at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium on Mohali, Sunday to enter the World Twenty20 semi-finals.

The “Ghulam” actor shared that the innings were a combination “of a marathon, a chess game and archery”.

“What an innings! Virat SALUTE ! This innings was a combination of a marathon, a chess game, and archery! Bullseye! Love and respect! a.” Aamir tweeted.

Big B too had a word of appreciation.

“VIRAT !! You are simply genius!!..Virat Kohli you were brilliance times infinity!! Pure genius. Thank you for tonight ! And may many more such nights come our way !!” the “Sholay” star wrote.

The 73-year-old cine icon also praised the India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his leadership.

“M.S. Dhoni many congratulations…another great example of your leadership ! So much to learn from you !!” he tweeted.