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Watch: Virat Kohli has angry exchange of words with Jos Buttler

Virat Kohli was seemingly unimpressed by something Jos Buttler said after being dismissed during England's chase in the 5th T20I.

By: Sports Desk |
Updated: March 21, 2021 1:05:10 pm
ind vs engVirat Kohli has an animated discussion with the umpires after Jos Buttler's wicket (BCCI)

Virat Kohli led from the front as India prevailed in a high-scoring decider, beating England by 36 runs in the final Twenty20 International to complete a 3-2 series victory on Saturday.

Rohit Sharma smashed 64 and Kohli remained not out on 80 to power India to 224-2, their highest total against England after being put into bat.

Dawid Malan and Jos Buttler struck half-centuries to fuel England’s chase before India’s seam bowlers took the game away from them.

Earlier, during England’s chase Kohli and Jos Buttler were seen engaged in a heated war of words after the latter’s dismissal during the 5th T20I between India and England in Ahmedabad on Saturday.

Kohli, seemingly unimpressed by something Buttler said as he was walking back after being out in the 13th over, being bowled by Bhuvneshwar Kumar, was seen charging towards Buttler.

Buttler stopped in his tracks and went back towards the pitch to continue the discussion, though what the bone of contention was between the two was not clear.

Kohli was then seen having an animated discussion with the umpires on the incident as Buttler and Jonny Bairstow joined Dawid Malan at the crease.

The teams now move to Pune where they will play a three-match one-day series from Tuesday.

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