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Virat Kohli Shared A Light Moment With James Anderson
By CricShots - Sep 3, 2021 10:32 am
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The Indian skipper, Virat Kohli is yet to bat at his best in the ongoing 5-match Test series in England. However, he is pleased with his teamโ€™s overall performance. After the first Test ended in a draw, the Indian team won the second match whereas England won the third Test by an innings and 76 runs. The series is currently leveled at 1-1. With two more games to go, both teams are eyeing to come out on top.

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Virat Kohli had banter with James Anderson in earlier games

The ongoing 4th Test is being played at The Oval and England skipper, Joe Root won the toss and elected to bowl first. Team India started off well in the form of KL Rahul as the latter was scoring some quick runs. Just as when things were looking pretty pleasant fr India, started to go smoothly for the visitors, Chris Woakes dismissed Rohit Sharma (11).

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Soon after Rohit’s dismissal, KL Rahul followed him to the dressing room. Cheteshwar Pujara who played a brilliant knock of 91 in the third Test was under pressure early on. He decided to approach the game defensively as he amassed just 4 runs off 30 balls before getting out. James Anderson bowled a brilliant delivery and to which Pujara got an inside edge as Jonny Bairstow took a pretty good catch at the slip.

Meanwhile, the fourth Test match witnessed a light moment between the arch-rivals, Virat Kohli and James Anderson. During the first ball of the 22nd over, Virat Kohli barely managed to defend the ball while facing James Anderson, however, he got lucky because the inside edge didnโ€™t trod onto the stumps and the ball ran past the leg stump.

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Meanwhile, Indian captain Virat Kohli sensed that there was a clear opportunity for a single and he took it quickly. At that time, James Anderson ironically smiled and had a word or two with the Indian skipper.

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