Virat Kohli gets into spat with Ben Stokes, watch video

Virat Kohli and Ben Stokes got into war of words after the England batsman was dismissed at 29.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: November 26, 2016 4:27 pm
Virat Kohli, Kohli, Ben Stokes, Kohli vs Stokes, India vs England, ind vs Eng, Ind vs Eng 3rd Test, Kohli vs Stokes spat, Cricket news, Cricket Virat Kohli has been a more expressive captain than MS Dhoni. (Source: AP)

Virat Kohli, who took over the captaincy from MS Dhoni, has been a different captain than his predecessor. He is expressive and aggressive on the field and that was once again visible on the opening day of India’s third Test against England in Mohali. The Indian skipper got involved into a verbal spat with Ben Stokes during England’s first innings.

After being stumped by Parthiv Patel, who is making a Test comeback after eight years, Stokes was walking back disappointed when the incident took place. It is difficult to understand what is being said by the two players and it eventually needed intervention from umpire Marais Erasmus.

It is difficult to see who started the exchange but heated verbal volleys were thrown at each other by the two players.

Ben Stokes had scored 29 and had smashed five fours, before his stay in the middle was stopped by Ravindra Jadeja with Patel producing quick glovework behind the stumps.

After winning the toss in Mohali and electing to bat first, visitors kept losing wickets at regular intervals and Stokes’ wicket made sure that misery continued in their side of the pavillion.

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First Published on: November 26, 2016 4:26 pm
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    David
    Nov 26, 2016 at 1:12 pm
    Ben Stokes Deserved it. After getting out he was trying to act smart by turning around and commenting on Indians when Indian players were not talking to him and celebrating the wicket. when you lose your wicket, go straight to the pavilion. don't show your anger on bowling team. else you will get thrashed.
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