The High Commission of India in London invited team India on Tuesday, August 7, where Anushka was seen standing right in the middle of the frame. 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.
Fans were rather miffed and angry at her presence as some of the comments are really harsh.More news: As US slaps on fresh tariffs, China fires back
User Nishant asked, "Why @BCCI allows someones wife at official tour...." The Indian cricket team skipper notched up his first Test ton in England as he scored 149 runs in the first innings of the first Test and followed it up by 51 in the second innings.
Some people were also annoyed as according to the latest rule by BCCI, players were not supposed to get their wives on official tours during the test matches as they will get distracted and Virat was still accompanied by Anushka Sharma.More news: Meghan Markle’s Birthday Gifts: What She Can and Can’t Keep
Anushka's presence however, seems to be helping Kohli in the Test series as he smashed his maiden hundred in England even though it came in a lost cause in the first Test at Edgbaston last week.
Anushka was also spotted in the stands during the series opener in Birmingham.More news: Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders Join Spider-Man: Far From Home Cast
As a result of his performance, Kohli toppled former Australia captain Steve Smith to clinch the top spot in the ICC Test rankings for batsmen for the first time in his career.