Virat Kohli was stunned by this reporter’s question regarding Rohit Sharma during the post-match press conference following India’s 10 wicket defeat to Pakistan
Upon hearing the question, Virat Kohli was in disbelief as his eyes went big & wide – showing he was stunned by the bizarre question. The video capturing Virat Kohli’s reaction has gone viral.
After India’s disappointing loss to Pakistan by 10 Wickets on Sunday, 24th October – which led to many records being created. Such as, it’s for 1st time that Pakistan has beaten India in T20 World Cup. Following that, Virat Kohli had no time for a bizarre question during the post-match press conference where the reporter asked about the Playing XI.
India’s Captain Virat Kohli sat down for the post-match press conference, where he answered questions regarding various aspects of the India vs Pakistan match. But was shocked by a particular question. The reporter starts his question by talking about India’s Playing XI selection, mentioning that Ishan Kishan who played well in warm-up matches – if was selected in the XI can do better than Rohit Sharma.
Hearing that, the Indian Skipper’s eyes went wide as he glanced at the reporter, “It’s a very brave question. What do you think, sir? I played the team that I thought was the best. What is your opinion?” Kohli said.
“Will you drop Rohit Sharma from T20 Internationals? You’ll drop Rohit Sharma? Do you know what he did in the last game that we played? Unbelievable. Sir, if you want controversy, please tell me before so I can answer accordingly”, Virat Kohli further added.
Virat Kohli was left stunned by the bizarre question
— ICC (@ICC) October 25, 2021
Highlights of India vs Pakistan Match: India had put a total of 151/7 on board, it was a Captain’s innings by Virat Kohli scoring yet another half-century in a T20 World Cup. After a struggling start to India’s innings, Virat Kohli’s 57 Runs (off 49 balls) & Rishabh Pant – 39 Runs (off 30 balls) brings India to a respectable total.
However, it was not enough as Pakistan’s openers Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam chased it down without losing a wicket. Thus, leading Pakistan to win the match by 10 Wickets. Hence, Pakistan was 152/0 (17.5 overs).