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Too old to have an imaginary friend: Rohit Sharma shares video of Shikhar Dhawan talking to himself

Dhawan has a funny response to his video.

Updated: Sep 21, 2019, 06.23 PM IST
Rohit Sharma's (R) ​video of Shikhar Dhawan (L) was viewed over 948K times.
Rohit Sharma's (R) video of Shikhar Dhawan (L) was viewed over 948K times.
NEW DELHI: Fans caught a glimpse of the amazing friendship between Team India batsman Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan.

The 32-year-old Hitman shared an Instagram video on Friday of his opening partner Dhawan talking to himself in a flight. The cricketer captioned the video, "No, no he isn't talking to me! And he's too old to have an imaginary friend. Why so loco jattji Shikhar Dhawan."

The video was viewed over 948K times, and got over 5,600 comments.

The 33-year-old Dhawan was quick to clarify in the comments. He said he was practising poetry. His comment read, " I was practising shayeri and janab ney video le liya. Kya dil se yaad kar rha tha wah Maza aa gya. Kaash itne dil se padhaayi bhi kari hoti. (He filmed me when I was reciting a poetry. I was having a fun time. I wish I had studied with such passion too)."

Dhawan was quick to clarify that he was practising poetry.
Shikhar Dhawan was quick to clarify that he was practicing poetry.

Other Team India cricketers, along with the netizens, had a field day.

The video entertained the cricketers thoroughly
The video entertained the cricketers thoroughly.

India and South Africa are currently competing in the three-match T20I series. The first game In Dharamsala was washed out without a ball being bowled, while India won the second match in Mohali on Wednesday. The final match of the series will be played in Bengaluru on Sunday.

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