Former Indian captain Virat Kohli was the batter in type heading into the World Check Championship (WTC) Remaining towards Australia with back-to-back centuries within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 season. However Kohli as soon as once more departed cheaply on Day 2 of the WTC Remaining on the Oval in London on Thursday, falling to Mitchell Starc for 14.
India ended the second day on 151 for five, nonetheless 119 runs away from the follow-on mark after Australia posted 469 within the first innings. After his dismissal, Kohli was brutally trolled on social media when photos of him gorging on meals within the Indian dressing room quickly after his dismissal went viral on social media.
One fan stated, “Khao piyo aish karo mitro, dil par kisi ka dukhayo na!” whereas one other tweeted, “Ehna nu burger khilao… pizza khilayo… fried rice khilayo”.
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Throughout an interplay with Star Sports activities Network on the finish of second day’s play, former India opener Sunil Gavaskar wasted stated that Kohli might have handled the seemingly unplayable supply by taking part in it off his again foot. He additional acknowledged that because the 34-year-old was on his front-foot and not likely anticipating the quick supply, he couldn’t drop his wrists in time.
“Today because there are only two bouncers allowed per over, not too many bowlers bowl bouncers and most of the batters are onto the front foot. Which means they are not able to get onto the back foot and give themselves that extra yard where you could have probably dropped your wrists or let the ball go,” Gavaskar stated on Star Sports activities.
“Yes, it was a tough delivery because he was so committed onto the front foot that he was not able to withdraw his bat at the last moment,” he added.
Indian batters Shubman Gill and Cheteshwar Pujara have been each dismissed shouldering arms to incoming deliveries from Australian pacer. “Yes, they could have possibly not had their bats high up in the air. One of the essentials of batting in England is to play the ball as late as possible,” Gavaskar stated.
“So, it means, if you are looking to play the ball as late as possible, your bat is nearer to the ball, not up in the air. Because it was up in the air, they allowed the ball to go through. With the bat up in the air, they were not able to bring it down when the ball nipped in,” Gavaskar added.