The warmth between England and Indian gamers in the ongoing second Test has gone up after skipper Virat Kohli engaged in a confrontation with James Anderson. On the finish of Day 3, Anderson was caught exchanging few phrases with Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah, who had bowled few bumpers to unsettle the Englishman.
The battle was carried ahead by the Indian skipper when he got here to bat on Day 4 at Lords Cricket Floor in London. Kohli gave it again to the veteran pacer for working on the pitch. The incident befell within the seventeenth over of India’s second innings when Anderson was delivering his ninth over.
After the fourth ball of the over, Kohli identified that Anderson was working on the pitch. The verbal spat between the 2 stars continued till the tip of the over.
“You swearing at me once more, are you? This isn’t your fu**ing yard,” stated Kohli to Anderson.
After the fifth supply, the India captain continued his aggression and stated, “chirp chirp chirp. That is what outdated age makes you.”
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Kohli vs Anderson 2021. pic.twitter.com/awziOIK3vF
— vkohli (@vkohli_cric) August 15, 2021
In the meantime, in India’s second innings, Kohli failed to remain lengthy within the center as all-rounder Sam Curran dismissed him for 20 runs to cut back the guests to 55/3. Nevertheless, the skilled duo of Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane steadied the ship to take their staff out of scorching waters.
Pujara and Rahane have added a much-needed 50 runs partnership to settle the innings. After the tip of 53 overs, the touring occasion have made 105 runs, main the hosts by 78 runs. Pujara is unbeaten on 29 off 148 balls, and Rahane will not be out on 24 from 74 deliveries..=