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.