The heat between England and Indian players in the current second Test went up to the captain Virat Kohli engaged in a word war with James Anderson. At the end of day 3, Anderson was caught exchanging a few words with the Indian matchmaker. Jasprit Bumrah, who bowled a few bumpers to disrupt the Englishman.
The fight was continued by the Indian captain when he batted at Lords Cricket Ground in London on day 4. Kohli returned it to the veteran pacer because he ran on the field. The incident occurred in the 17th over of India’s second innings when Anderson delivered his ninth over.
After the fourth ball of the over, Kohli pointed out that Anderson was running on the field. The verbal spitting between the two stars continues until the end of the turn.
‘You curse me again, right? This is not your backyard, ” says Kohli to Anderson.
After the fifth installment, the captain of India continued his aggression, saying: “Tjirp tjirp tjirp. This is what age makes you. ”
Here is the video:
Kohli vs Anderson 2021. pic.twitter.com/awziOIK3vF
– vkohli (@vkohli_cric) 15 August 2021
Meanwhile, in the second innings of India, Kohli could not stay in the middle for long as a versatile player. Sam Curran fired him for 20 runs to reduce the visitors to 55/3. The experienced duo of Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane tied up the ship to get their crew out of hot water.
Pujara and Rahane added a much-needed 50-run partnership to complete the innings. After the 53-over innings, the tour team made 105 runs, leading the hosts by 78 runs. Pujara is unbeaten on 29 off 148 balls, and Rahane is not out on 24 off 74 deliveries. =