IND vs AUS, 2023 [WATCH]: Virat Kohli teases umpire Nitin Menon after India loses a assessment within the 4th Check
Resuming their innings on three runs, Australia made a promising begin and batted resiliently to toil Indian bowlers on Day 5 of the Ahmedabad Check. Travis Head scored a convincing 90 off 163 deliveries to assist the Aussie facet surpass the lead set by the hosts. Nevertheless, he quickly fell sufferer to Axar Patel and missed his well-deserved century.
Marnus Labuschagne additionally contributed 63 runs to the visiting facet’s whole and played a significant role in guiding his team to a draw. Labuschagne confronted 213 balls and held one finish for Australia with out making any errors. In the meantime, other than Axar, Ravichandran Ashwin was the one different Indian bowler to scalp a wicket for his staff. Over the last day’s play additionally came about a hilarious incident, the place Virat Kohli was heard teasing on-field umpire Nitin Menon.
On the fourth ball of the thirty fifth over, India reviewed for a Leg Earlier than Wicket (LBW) name off Ashwin’s supply to Head. Though the pink leather-based was clipping the stumps, the batter was declared not out based mostly on the umpire Menon’s authentic choice. Reacting to it, Kohli stated in Hindi, “Agar mai hota to out de deta (If I had been batting, he would’ve given out).” In response, the match official jokingly raised his finger and signalled out with a smile. The video of the identical has ever since gone viral on the web.
Right here’s the video:
Virat jokes with umpire Nitin menon on umpires name
Virat : Primary hota toh Out deta 😄#INDvAUS pic.twitter.com/kMbi3UhRfT
— Samant (@samyend) March 13, 2023
Notably, Kohli not too long ago suffered a controversial dismissal in the identical sequence and has a historical past of getting out in such a way.
Speaking in regards to the match, the final Test between India and Australia ended in a draw. In consequence, India received the four-match Border Gavaskar Trophy (BGT) 2023 by 2-0. Kohli was declared Participant of the Match’ for his distinctive 186 in India’s first innings, whereas Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja shared the ‘Participant of the Collection’ award.