Crew India captain Virat Kohli hasn’t had the handiest of the times with the willow, scoring a golden duck in the first Take a look at and then 42 and 20 in the second Take a look at at Lord’s in opposition to England. Kohli’s facet aren’t out of the woods but, in spite of a 100-plug partnership for the fourth wicket between Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane, as they done Day 4 on 181/6 and a lead of 154 runs. Kohli, nonetheless, kept the Lord’s crowd entertained along with his antics in the balcony.
The image of the Indian captain doing the ‘naagin dance’ on the Lord’s balcony went viral on social media over the weekend. Kohli’s teammates KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, and Mohammed Siraj had been seen sharing humorous collectively as Kohli showcased his dance moves in the well-known Lord’s balcony. The image quickly sparked a meme fest on social media with some followers even evaluating Kohli’s dance to ragged captain Sourav Ganguly’s well-known shirt wave salvage collectively on the Lord’s balcony after profitable the Natwest Trophy excellent in opposition to England in 2002.
Right here’s how social media reacted to Kohli’s ‘naagin dance’…
Captain’s at Lord’s Balcony. What a drop !
2002. 2021 pic.twitter.com/NtqD22cmW6
— ritik (@OpeakyP) August 13, 2021
Virat: A lead of 26 runs is no longer in actuality a subject of earn 22 situation
Kohli: Pujara and Rahane’s kill is now no longer a subject of earn 22 situation
On digicam, let’s dance.#INDvENG pic.twitter.com/piXbMN9TMW
— Geetesh Makkar (@Geetcasm) August 14, 2021
Kohli doing naagin dance or what ? pic.twitter.com/H9ts7yMwfK
— Riyu (@peachworld26) August 13, 2021
Kohli battled laborious with the willow in India’s first innings, scoring 42 off 103 balls, adding a 117-plug stand for the third wicket with centurion KL Rahul, who scored a beautiful 129 runs. India had been in a sturdy set at stumps on Day 1 with 276/3 on the board earlier than England bowlers staged a comeback on Day 2.
In the second innings, Kohli had raced to 20 off 30 balls earlier than England all-rounder Sam Curran triggered an edge off the Indian skipper thru to the keeper Jos Buttler to reduce India to 55/3 in the second innings on Day 4. Pujara and Rahane helped India recover in the following two sessions but Moeen Ali and Label Wood pegged India aid all over again, picking up three wickets in the excellent session of play.