Virat Kohli has written a heartfelt message on social media, paying tribute to MSD
Kohli said that being MSD’s deputy was the “most enjoyable and exciting period” of his career
It will have a “special” place in his heart, he added
Our partnerships would always be special to me forever. 7+18 (heart symbol), his post read.
The ‘7’ and ’18’ in the tweet signify the jersey numbers of Dhoni and Kohli respectively
Kohli was Dhoni’s long-time deputy in all formats before taking over as Test captain in 2014
The image he shared on social media belongs to the 2016 T20 World Cup match against Australia
Kohli returns to the Indian team for the Asia Cup in T20I format after a break of more than a month