Virat Kohli Took A Subtle Dig At Kieron Pollard During The Second T20
By CricShots - Feb 18, 2022 8:58 pm
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Former Indian skipper, Virat Kohli was heard taking a subtle dig at the West Indies skipper, Kieron Pollard while he was trying to run out his Indian counterpart, Rohit Sharma who was batting at the non-striker’s end against West Indies in the ongoing second T20I at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Virat Kohli started his innings aggressively and looked in fine touch after coming to bat at number 3 in after Ishan Kishan.

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli scored a brilliant half-century in Kolkata

After registering a winning start to the three-match T20I series against West Indies, India is currently locking the horns with the visitors in the second fixture at the same venue. Winning the toss, West Indies opted to bowl first. India lost their first wicket on 10 runs and Virat Kohli came in to bat at number 3. 

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Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli stitched a partnership of 49 runs before Rohit was dismissed by Roston Chase on 19. A bizarre incident unfolded during the partnership where Kohli was heard taking a subtle dig at opposition captain Kieron Pollard.

Virat hit a straight shot from the backfoot against Roston Chase in the eight over and the ball collided to Rohit’s body. Rohit Pollard tried to run Rohit out after the ball deflected from his body. After that Kohli was seen saying ‘you can’t him run him out like that Polly’ to Kieron Pollard.

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Here is the video of the incident:

India Playing XI: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Chahar, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi

West Indies Playing XI: Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Rovman Powell, Kieron Pollard (c), Jason Holder, Odean Smith, Roston Chase, Akeal Hosein, Romario Shepherd, Sheldon Cottrell