IND vs AUS: Virat Kohli screams in anger at KS Bharat after India keeper virtually prices his wicket1 min read
A defiant Virat Kohli hung in to anchor India’s first innings on day 4 of the fourth check towards Australia.
Kohli additionally ended his Test ton drought, scoring his first hundred in whites since 2019.
The final hundred Kohli scored was towards Bangladesh within the pink ball Test at Eden Gardens in November 2019.
Resuming his innings at 59 off 128 on Sunday, Kohli took his time to attain the remaining 41 runs. Off 241 deliveries, he solely scored 5 fours in a gritty knock within the first innings.
However, that was not earlier than a second of fear when wicketkeeper-batter KS Bharat turned down Kohli’s name for a fast single within the 109th over. This virtually led to Kohli shedding his wicket, and the previous India captain gave his teammate a stare-down and an offended phrase of recommendation.
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Bharat took his spot at quantity six and confronted 70 deliveries earlier than lunch, hitting a 4 and a six. In doing so, he added 53 runs for the fifth wicket with Kohli. Their partnership was a sluggish burn, with Kohli contributing solely 4 runs off 48 balls at one stage.
He was finally dismissed for 44 by Nathan Lyon.
Kohli, in the meantime, continued taking part in his knock as India decreased the lead under 70.