Team India defeated Australia by nine wickets in the second warm-up fixture of the T20 World Cup. Virat Kohli bowled in this encounter. In this article, we take a look at how Twitter reacted to Virat Kohli bowling in the warm-up match against Australia.
India win the warm-up fixture against Australia
After a satisfactory win against England, India was looking forward to a challenge by the full-strength Australian squad. At the toss, Rohit Sharma said that Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami would not take part in the game.
The Indian bowlers did a decent job as the Aussies were restricted to 152 runs in the first innings. KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma put up a brilliant show and later on, Suryakumar Yadav came to the party as India won the game by nine wickets.
Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli bowling in the warm-up match
At the toss, Rohit jokingly said that Virat, SKY and himself could act as the sixth bowler. However, it turned out to be true as Virat came to bowl in the seventh over of the innings. He again bowled in the 13th over. In two overs, Virat gave away just 12 runs. The Indian skipper had last bowled in a T20I game in 2016 and hence, Twitter was amused when he picked up the ball. We take a look at a few reactions below:
Kohli with the ball for #TeamIndia— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) October 20, 2021
Bumrah to Kohli in the mid-innings break: pic.twitter.com/lAinn7vIZO— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) October 20, 2021
20th October 2010 – Steve Smith Bowling to Virat Kohli— Pari (@BluntIndianGal) October 20, 2021
20th October 2021 – Virat Kohli bowling to Steve Smith pic.twitter.com/2rK62y3Hrp
Virat Kohli bowling under Rohit Sharma captaincy.— The Cricketist (@dCricketist) October 20, 2021
Wow. How Delightful this is. 😍🥰
"Myself, Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav will try to chip in as the 6th Bowling option if needed (laugh) but we have the 5 Quality Bowlers as well but need 6th Bowling options but let's see." – Rohit Sharma— CricketMAN2 (@man4_cricket) October 20, 2021
Kohli Ki Bowling Action 🤣🤣— Dhärméndra (@alone_Muskk) October 20, 2021