IND vs ENG: Kohli first provoked, then Bairstow scored a century, finally Kohli bid farewell to ‘flying kiss’


New Delhi. Virat Kohli may no longer be the captain of Team India. But, still remain in the discussion. Something similar happened on the third day of the Edgbaston Test against England. First, he met England’s centurion Jonny Bairstow on the field with Tu-Tu, Main-Main. Kohli teases the English batsman. Bairstow also gave a befitting reply by hitting a century. However, Kohli ended this controversy with great style. After the century, Bairstow ran the bat vigorously to hit a big shot on the ball released outside the off-stump of Mohammed Shami to make a quick run. But, taking the edge of his bat, the ball quickly went to Kohli standing at first slip and the former Indian captain did no wrong and took the catch of Bairstow.

After this, the video of what Kohli did is going viral on social media. Kohli gave him a flying kiss after catching Bairstow. In this way, the dispute that started between the two ended in a better way. However, by then Team India had borne the brunt of it, because while Bairstow had scored 13 runs in 60 balls before the argument with Kohli, after this skirmish, he changed gears and scored 37 runs in the next 21 balls to complete his half-century. did. Even after this, his style of playing did not change and soon he completed his century.

It was a matter of relief for India that after the century, Bairstow did not stay on the crease for long and got out and incidentally Virat Kohli contributed to his wicket. Bairstow completed his century in 119 balls. This is his third consecutive Test century. Bairstow has scored five centuries this year. He is the highest run-scorer in Tests this year.

Kohli settles the account with Bairstow
After this, Kohli settled the account with Bairstow in his own style. After taking the catch of the English batsman, he did a flying kiss towards the fans sitting at Edgbaston Stadium. Bairstow worked to get England out of trouble in the first innings. He first shared a 75-ball 66 for the sixth wicket with captain Ben Stokes and then a 105-ball 92 for the seventh wicket with Sam Billings. With the help of these two partnerships, England could score 284 runs in the first innings despite losing five wickets for 84 runs.

Tags: India Vs England, Jonny Bairstow, Virat Kohli



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