After enduring a nightmare tour in 2014, Virat Kohli started the ongoing series in England with a stunning ton at Edgbaston to bury the ghosts of the past tour. He scored 151 and 49 to begin the series with a bang.
He then went on to register scores of 23, 17, 97, 103, 46, 58 and 46 to throughly dominate the series. Kohli then got the chance to finish the series on a high when he walked out to bat in the second innings of the ongoing fifth Test. Chasing an improbable 464, India were off to a disastrous start.
Shikhar Dhawan’s woeful run in England continued as he fell for just 1. India’s conditions then further deteriorated when Cheteshwar Pujara fell for a duck. All eyes were on Kohli as he walked out to bat with the team reeling at 1 for 2. However, any hopes of seeing India’s captain fantastic play another good knock was ended by Stuart Broad as he dismissed him for just duck.
The dismissal brought back the memories of 2014 tour when Kohli consistently struggled with the off-stump line as the latest series ended on a lousy note for him. Broad bowled a back of a length delivery outside off with the ball seaming away. And Kohli who had expertly left those deliveries in the previous innings decided to go for it this time around and paid the price. The India skipper edged the ball behind the stumps where Jonny Bairstow made no mistake in pouching the catch.
Here is a clip of that catch:
WATCH – Broad dismisses Kohli for a golden duck https://t.co/pk97RG4TGJ
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