December 23, 2018
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AUS journalist mocks Kohli, takes a dig at Hardik

By Chaitanya Laxman

An Australian journalist has mocked Indian captain Virat Kohli by posting a video on social media and has also taken a dig at Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya.

Aussie journalist posts video on Twitter, mocks Kohli

Recently a video clip from a domestic cricket match went viral in social media in which a batsman broke his bat and kicked a chair after he was ruled out by the umpire for being run-out in the ‘Mankad’ style.

An Australian journalist posted this video on Twitter and said, ‘Here’s Virat showing everyone how to behave when things don’t go your way on the field’.

The journalist didn’ stop here and took a jibe at Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya.

Indian fans give it back

As expected these tweets by the Aussie journalist didn’t go well with the Indian fans and they trolled him on Twitter.

Kohli is energy of Indian team: Brad Hogg

Meanwhile, Australian cricketer, Brad Hogg has showered praise on the Indian captain. He said that Virat Kohli is the energy of this Indian team. He is their clear leader and
they feed off him.

He noted that you just see the Indian captain on the field – his athleticism is different
and he expects that from the Indian team.

According to Hogg, what Kohli expects from the team, he does as well, so it is not as if he is
telling the team what to do without leading from the front. Hogg feels the Indian captain is actually
leading from the front and asking his teammates to follow him.

Also read: Do not get personal on the field: Gambhir’s advice to Kohli

He also noted that as a batsman too, Kohli is on a different level to anyone else. He feels that perhaps only Usman Khawaja came close, that too in the second innings where he batted with a lot of composure.

But even then Hogg noted that Kohli is a different batsman to everybody else – he finds
boundaries and rotates strike, and turns the momentum of the game at will.

Chaitanya Laxman