When Australian spinner Nathan Lyon damaged India’s batting lineup in the second Test of the Border Gavaskar Trophy, the hosts found themselves in danger. India lost four wickets in the opening after completing the first day and the Australians to trouble India in the second session well.
But, Virat Kohli’s dismissal has everyone talking. The controversial delivery from Matthew Kuhnemann that the Indian legend was removed off was brilliantly anchoring India’s innings and included a calm knock. There was a slight deviation of the ball during the DRS, and some fans and experts argued that the call of “out” was wrong.
After experiencing a disappointment, Kohli alsoHave a look at his firing. After collapsing, Kohli returned to the pavilion and sat with his team in the dugout. Kohli appeared irritated and shocked by the umpire’s stunning judgement as he intently watched the DRS film of his dismissal in the dressing room.
As India lost four wickets in the opening session, Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja teamed together to revive their batting and get the ball rolling. Before Todd Murphy gave Australia the key breakthrough, the two made nearly equal contributions throughout their 59-run partnership. When it seemed like the pair had found the perfect equilibrium, Murphy fired Jadeja to make India’s life miserable.
After Jadeja was out, Kohli didn’t spend much time on the field because Matthew Kunhemann caught the huge fish.Following Kohli’s dismissal, Nathan Lyon finished a fantastic and record-breaking five-wicket haul by dismissing KS Bharat. India had lost seven wickets at the end of the second session, therefore the two batters on the field, Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin, would be hoping to work well together and help their team reach a respectable total before the second day’s play was up.