Virat Kohli Wicket in IND vs NZ: The Indian team is currently taking on New Zealand in the second and final Test match at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The start of the Test match was delayed due to wet outfield as it was raining in Mumbai for the last few days. Indian captain Virat Kohli won the toss on his return to international cricket and decided to bat first.
After winning the toss and opting to bat first on a tricky Wankhede wicket, India got off to an excellent start as the opening duo of Mayank Agarwal and Shubman Gill added an impressive partnership of 80 runs for the first wicket. However, the visiting New Zealand team came back strongly to pick three crucial wickets in quick succession. Kiwi left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel first got rid of both Shubman Gill and Cheteshwar Pujara. He then got the prized scalp of Indian captain Virat Kohli, who was quite disappointed with the umpire’s decision.
On the fourth ball of his innings, Virat Kohli was trapped in front of the stumps and the on-field umpire gave the decision in favour of the bowler, however, the Indian captain believed that there was a clear inside edge after which he took the Decision Review System (DRS) as well. The replays also showed that there was an inside edge before the ball hit the pad, but the third umpire did not had much of conclusive evidence to overturn the on-field umpire’s decision. Thus, unfortunately, Kohli had to walk back after a four ball duck and he looked very much angry while leaving the field.
Team India ended the opening session on Day 1 at 111 for 3 with Mayank Agarwal and Shreyas Iyer unbeaten at the crease. For New Zealand, Ajaz Patel bowled amazingly well to pick the vital wicket of Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli in quick time to put his team ahead in this second Test match. Indian opener Mayank Agarwal has looked in an excellent touch batting on an unbeaten 52 runs that includes 6 fours and 2 sixes.
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