After being dismiss in a warm-up game, Virat Kohli questions the umpire. On Day 1 of the ongoing tour game against Leicestershire, Kohli score 33 points before being dismiss by Roman Walker.
Virat Kohli looked in great form on Day 1 of the Warm-up Tour game between India and Leicestershire. After India fell behind by five wickets in Leicester, the former India captain put on a 50-run stand with KS Bharat. He assured in his strokes. He finished with four fours and one six. Kohli appeared to be on track for a big score in the match. But it was not to be. In the 41st over of the day, Kohli went for a drive against a fuller delivery from fast bowler Roamn Walker.
The ball appeared to pass through Kohli’s bat and into the hands of the Leicestershire wicketkeeper. The bowler made a strong appeal, and after much deliberation, the umpire raised his fingers. Kohli appear relax at first and taken aback when he called out. He question the umpire about the dismissal, and he told that Kohli was LBW. After that, the batter walked away.
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The Indian cricket team, led by Rohit Sharma, is aiming to win the Test series against England. The visitors are up 2-1 in the series, which call off in the middle of last year due to a COVID-19 outbreak in the Indian camp. The rescheduled Test will begin on July 1 at Birmingham’s Edgbaston Cricket Ground. The Indians began their tour with a warm-up game against Leicestershire on Thursday, prior to the crucial test.
The warm-up game began with Indian openers Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill taking to the field to the sounds of bhangra music and dhols. Dancers dress in traditional Punjabi attire could seen performing as the players made their way onto the field. Some of the Indian players couldn’t help but smile at the situation.
Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah. Prasidh Krishna have been added to the squad of rival Leicestershire County Cricket Club (LCCC). They are led by county captain Sam Evans.