The Rohit Sharma-led Indian team is busy playing a tour match against Leicestershire, which is one of the English county teams. Unlike other tour games, The encounter will be players across four days at the Kent Ground (A non-international venue).
The Indian team opted to bat after skipper Rohit Sharma called it right at the toss. The visitors suffered a collapse in the first half on day 1. However, The wicket-keeper KS Bharat’s fighting fifty resulted in India’s recovery as they posted a par total of 248, declaring oversight
As things stand, the play is heading towards the mid-end of the second last day and India is batting on the score of 160 for the loss of 6 wickets in their second innings. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have opted to not bat in the second innings, in order to provide young batters with some exposure.
Furious Virat Kohli takes a stand:
Meanwhile, A Video of former Indian captain Virat Kohli being engaged in a furious banter with fans is doing rounds on social media. The right-hand batter looked unimpressed by a spectator’s act yesterday (June 24).
One of the spectators allegedly abused Kamlesh Nagarkoti, who is with the team as a net bowler. It is understood that the fan did the unpleasant act after the right-arm pacer Kamlesh Nagarkoti denied a request to click a picture with him.
Here’s a part of the recorded conversation:
“Kabse bula rha hoon, photo he nahi khicha raha. Mai meri job choddh ke yaha aaya hu. Kam se kam photo to khichwana chahie. Nagarkoti ko Bula Raha hoon (Translation: “I’ve been continuously asking for a photo. I came here after taking the day off from my office. So, I’ve been calling Nagarkoti to click a photo with me at least)” said the fan.
“Match Khelne Aaya hai ya photo Khichwane Aaya hai (Translation: He is here to play the match, and not to click photos),” Kohli replied from the Pavillion,” replied Kohli.
Watch the video:
Furious Virat Kohli takes a stand after a spectator abuses Kamlesh Nagarkoti !! pic.twitter.com/MrHcrcm36y
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