Virat Kohli,
Virat Kohli. (Photo by Prash Way/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has landed in a fresh controversy. Kohli has told a fan he should leave India when a fan had said he likes to see Australian and England batsmen in action more than the Indian batsmen. The Indian talisman was irked by the same and told the fan to leave India if this is the case.

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Kohli further questioned the fan that why he is living in India then? The Indian captain asked the fan to live somewhere else. However, this comment of Virat Kohli’s didn’t go well down with the social media. Thus, Kohli was slammed for his controversial comment.

Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri, Birthday
Virat Kohli (Credits – Twitter)

Virat Kohli faces the backlash.

A fan had asked Virat Kohli, “Over-rated batsman. Personally, I see nothing special in his batting. I enjoy watching English and Australian batsmen more than these Indians.”

Subsequently, this statement of the fan went on to irk the Indian captain. Kohli then asked the fan to get his priorities right.

Virat Kohli said, “Okay, I don’t think you should live in India then… you should go and live somewhere else no. Why are you living in our country and loving other countries? I don’t mind you not liking me but I don’t think you should live in our country and like other things. Get your priorities right.” 

Virat Kohli Slammed on Social Media for his "Leave India" Comment
Virat Kohli (Photo by Prash Way/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

In fact, after the inception of the Indian Premier League, the foreign players have received a lot of love in India. The likes of AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle are welcomed with open arms. Furthermore, these players have admitted they see India as their second home.

However, Virat Kohli comment has drawn a lot of flak. Therefore, the Indian skipper should be careful before making such statements.

Here is Virat Kohli statement:

Here is how Twitterati slammed Virat Kohli:

https://twitter.com/Hramblings/status/1059719801822760961

https://twitter.com/mayonistan/status/1059916084944560128

 

Gautam Chauhan

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