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Virat Kohli's Tribute To Sachin In The #IndVsPak Match Will Make You Feel Intense Feels

"I started playing cricket because of him."

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After getting to his 50 in the ICC WT20 India-Pakistan game, Virat Kohli bowed down in reverence to Sachin Tendulkar, who was watching from the stands.

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Fittingly, the Little Master acknowledged his gesture in what will surely go down as one of India's most memorable moments from this World Cup.

In a post-match interview, Kohli elaborated on Tendulkar's role in his career, saying "I started playing cricket because of him. "

"Seeing him in the stands, and to be able to do that in front of 90,000 people against Pakistan in a crucial game, (seeing) him celebrating and getting happy... I can't explain that feeling."
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"Seeing him in the stands, and to be able to do that in front of 90,000 people against Pakistan in a crucial game, (seeing) him celebrating and getting happy... I can't explain that feeling."

This isn't the first time Kohli has acknowledged Tendulkar's importance. Here's what he said about the maestro right after India won the ODI World Cup in 2011.

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