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Virat Kohli’s On-Field Emotions Captivate Spectators During RCB Vs MI Match

While stationed at long off during Mumbai Indians' innings, Virat Kohli encountered requests from spectators to bowl. The crowd energetically cheered slogans such as "bowling to Kohli," revealing their eagerness to witness him take up bowling duties.

Edited By : simran rajpal | Updated: Apr 12, 2024 14:46 IST
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On Thursday at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, during the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and the home team Mumbai Indians, Virat Kohli, known for not concealing his emotions on the cricket field, openly displayed his feelings, whether it was disappointment after getting out or joy after taking a wicket. Kohli actively engaged with the spectators in the stadium throughout the game.

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While fielding at long off during Mumbai Indians’ innings, Virat Kohli faced demands from spectators to bowl. The crowd enthusiastically chanted slogans like “bowling to Kohli,” expressing their desire to see him bowl. Kohli, typically preferring not to bowl on batting-friendly wickets, gestured his refusal by holding his ears and waving his hands. However, he later acknowledged the cheers and greetings of the audience by shaking hands with them.

Virat Kohli Bowled In The World Cup

During the 2023 World Cup, Virat Kohli actively participated in bowling and managed to take a wicket in one of the matches. Throughout the World Cup, fans frequently urged Kohli to bowl. Although he is a part-time bowler, Kohli has gradually reduced his bowling workload over the years despite bowling extensively earlier in his career. In IPL matches, he has bowled over 40 overs and claimed 4 wickets to his name.

Currently, Virat Kohli holds the orange cap in IPL 2024. However, he struggled in the match against Mumbai Indians, managing only 3 runs off 9 balls before being dismissed by Jasprit Bumrah. Regarding this game, RCB posted a total of 196 runs, but Mumbai successfully chased down the target in just 15.3 overs. This loss marks RCB’s 5th defeat in 6 matches, while Mumbai claims their 3rd win in 5 matches.

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First published on: Apr 12, 2024 10:47 AM IST

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