2nd Test Australia vs India: India captain Virat Kohli was all-fired up in the post-tea session on Day 3 at Perth, where he sensed an opportunity to run through the Australian line-up and restrict them to as low a score as possible. Kohli tried everything from egging on the fans to amp it up to give it back to a fan after Shaun Marsh was dismissed by Mohammed Shami. It has been an eventful day of Test cricket, but one just could not take their eyes of the India skipper, who was at the centre of it all.
Here is the video where Kohli’s fiery expression became the story of the day.
Just after that, it seemed Kohli made a gesture to a fan who was trying to get under his skin.
Earlier in the day, Kohli brought up his 25th Test century and also broke a few records along the way.
Kohli (127) became the fastest Indian to register 25 Test centuries, he surpassed Sachin Tendulkar (130), Sunil Gavaskar (138). Kohli also went past Sachin Tendulkar for the highest Test average in SENA countries.
The world No 1 batsman also became the first Asian batsman to score a ton in each South Africa, England, and Australia in the same calendar year in Test cricket. Kohli also equaled Clive Llyod to register most Test tons as captain in Australia, both have four to their name. Kohli is also at No 2 when it comes to scoring most centuries as captain in international cricket, Kohli has 34, whereas Ponting is at the top of the tree with 41.
At the time of filing the copy, Australia was 96/3 and Aaron Finch had retired hurt and the hosts had taken a lead of 139 runs.