India captain Virat Kohli celebrates taking the wicket of England’s Joe Root at Edgbaston
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Indian captain Kohli ‘drops the mic’ after brilliantly running out England skipper Joe Root
Thursday, August 2, 2018 – 8:36am
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Virat Kohli caused controversy on the first day of the Edgbaston Test with a flurry of gestures that could land the India captain in hot water.
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A moment of brilliance from Kohli turned the England innings on its head when he ran out Joe Root to end a menacing partnership with Jonny Bairstow. England were looking good at the time, with Root’s 80 having helped his side to 216-3.
But when Bairstow called for an optimistic second run, Kohli pounced, shattering the stumps with a direct hit that sent Root back to the pavilion. England then experienced one of their customary collapses to finish the day on 285-9.
But it was was Kohli’s reaction in the seconds after his run out of Root that, according to the Daily Mail, began with him blowing kisses to Root and Bairstow. The Indian skipper also appeared to mouth an obscenity before putting a finger to his lips for the benefit of the Birmingham crowd.
2002: Flintoff removed the shirt after the win in India and Ganguly did the same at Lord’s!
2018: Joe Root did mic drop celebration after the century in ODI and Kohli did the same today!
— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) August 1, 2018
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