File photograph of Virat Kohli.© BCCI
Out-of-favour Pakistan pacer Sohail Khan has recalled his altercation with Virat Kohli from his aspect’s match towards India that occurred on the 2015 World Cup. Each the groups had been put into Group B of the mega occasion that 12 months and kicked off their campaigns with a recreation towards one another on the Adelaide Oval. Speaking concerning the recreation, Sohail stated that Kohli tried to sledge him when he was strolling out to bat, and revealed how he responded to the India batter.
Pakistan misplaced their eighth wicket on the fifth ball of the forty third over and Sohail joined set batter Misbah-ul-Haq on the crease.
“When I walked out to bat, Virat came and told me ‘aap cricket mein abhi aaye hain. And itni baatein karte ho (You’ve just arrived and you speak so much). I said ‘Beta jab tu Under-19 khel raha tha na, tera baap Test cricketer tha’ (Son, when you were playing Under-19 for India, your father [referring to himself] was a Test player). I was a Test cricketer back then. I had played Test matches in 2006-07. Then in between I suffered a knee injury which forced me out of action. That’s how I said it. Then Misbah intervened and he got angry at me. He asked me to keep quiet,” Sohail stated on a YouTube video by Nadir Ali.
Speaking concerning the recreation, Pakistan suffered a 76-run loss by the hands of India. Virat Kohli’s 107 guided the MS Dhoni-led aspect to 300 for 7 within the stipulated 50 overs earlier than Mohammed Shami’s 4 for 35 bundled out Pakistan for 224.
Sohail, who has performed 9 Assessments, 12 ODIs and 5 T20Is, final featured for Pakistan in 2017.
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