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VIDEO: India cricket captain wishes Pakistani umpire on business venture

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In what can only be described as a kind gesture, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli sent out his best wishes to Pakistan umpire Aleem Dar on the opening of his new restaurant.

According to a Dawn news report, proceeds of the new restaurant will go toward opening of a school for deaf children. Dar is a respected figure in world cricket and arguably the greatest umpire to come out of Pakistan.

In a video message, Kohli said: "Hello Aleem Bhai I have heard that you have opened up a new restaurant...many congratulations on that. I wish that your restaurant becomes just as successful as you are an umpire."

Kohli said: “I have also heard that you want to make a school for deaf children through the earnings of this restaurant so I hope that you accomplish what you want to accomplish. I encourage everyone to go and try his restaurant.”

Kohli has sent similar messages to the umprre earlier, once addressing his son and wishing him well on cricketing career.