There have been rumours of rifts between Indian captain Virat Kohli and the vice captain Rohit Sharma for a while now. They have elevated after Kohli’s wife, Anushka Sharma posted a message on social media which is understood to be directed at Rohit Sharma.
India’s exit from the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, gave rise to rumours of Rohit Sharma being made the captain of India in the limited overs form of the game, which would have only widen the gap between Kohli and Rohit if there was any.
It is now speculated that the gap has widened between the players with their wives understood to be involved.
Rohit Sharma, in the latest of happenings, stopped following Anushka Sharma, who is Kohli’s wife, on Instagram. This added fuel to the rumored rifts between the captain and vice captain of the Indian team limited overs team.
Anushka, after being ‘unfollowed’ by Rohit Sharma, too took to the photo-video sharing app on Thursday to share a cryptic message which being understood as her response to Rohit’s act. “A wise man once said nothing. Only truth can shake hands with silence in a mess of false appearances,” she wrote on Instagram Stories.
While Rohit Sharma is not following Virat Kohli on Instagram for a while now, Kohli still follows Rohit on the picture sharing website, but not his wife Ritika Sajdeh.
Anushka also doesn’t follow Ritika and Rohit on Instagram and same is the case with Ritika who doesn’t follow the Indian skipper and his wife.
There have been reports that there are two lobbies within the Indian dressing room- one of Kohli and the other of Rohit.
Professionally, Anushka Sharama was last seen in the Bollywood movie ‘Zero’ starring Shah Rukh Khan, and she is yet to announce her next project. While the cricketing duo of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma will be gearing up for the West Indies tour after a disappointing exit from the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.