Virat Kohli is currently playing in the Delhi Capitals and Royals Challengers Bangalore match.
Before the toss, he met his childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma and touched his feet to take blessings.
Fans lauded the modern great for sticking to his values.
Former India player Harbhajan Singh also heaped praise on the 34-year-old for keeping the traditional values alive.
Virat completed 7000 runs in the league, becoming the first batter in history to touch the mark in the history of the T20 tournaments.
Delhi Capitals: David Warner(c), Philip Salt(w), Mitchell Marsh, Rilee Rossouw, Manish Pandey, Aman Hakim Khan, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mukesh Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed
Subs: Chetan Sakariya, Lalit Yadav, Ripal Patel, Praveen Dubey, Abhishek Porel
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis(c), Anuj Rawat, Glenn Maxwell, Mahipal Lomror, Dinesh Karthik(w), Kedar Jadhav, Wanindu Hasaranga, Karn Sharma, Mohammed Siraj, Josh Hazlewood
Subs: Harshal Patel, Suyash Prabhudessai, Vijaykumar Vyshak, Michael Bracewell, Shahbaz Ahmed