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Barmy Army Takes A Dig At Virat Kohli For Missing Oval ODI
By CricShots - Jul 12, 2022 7:57 pm
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Former Indian skipper, Virat Kohli has been witnessing a rough patch in his career and things went from bad to worse after the former Indian skipper was left out of the first ODI against England because of what was reported as a mild groin injury. However, the batter’s form has led to the internet suspecting differently, drawing some hilarious reactions.

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Virat Kohli is missing the ODI

With the first ODI between India and England at The Oval on Tuesday on the horizon, reports had started to emerge about a sudden groin injury sustained by Virat Kohli. There were no details offered to confirm the extent of the injury, which sat oddly with the fans. When the lineup was announced at the coin toss, it was confirmed that the former Indian skipper would be missing out on the match.

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However, the incident has strangely coincided with calls of late to drop Virat Kohli from the Indian lineup. Kohli’s dismal run of scores in the present tour has irked many experts and fans alike, as he is still searching for an international century since November 2019 continues.

Virat Kohli only managed a total of 31 runs in a couple of innings of the final Test, while the second and third T20Is were worth a paltry 12 runs for him. The exclusion of Kohli from the lineup has led to some great satire across the internet, as fans speculate on his future and comment on his bad luck.

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In the opening ODI, Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bowl first a the Kennington Oval, and the bowlers responded well as the hosts were bundled out for 110 runs and India chased it down without losing a wicket. 

Here is how the Indian fans reacted: