New Delhi: On day two of the second Test between India and South Africa, Virat Kohli was caught swearing on the stump microphone. Kohli, known for his aggressive behaviour, was heard saying, “Shaam tak khelenge, inki g***d fat jaegi.”Also Read - HIGHLIGHTS | IPL 2022 Retention: Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell Certainties; Talks Around KS Bharat on
Kohli was in the middle batting with Murali Vijay. The incident took place just before the tea break and Kohli wanted Vijay to make sure India do not lose further wickets. However, in the last session of the day, India lost three wickets incising that of Vijay. Also Read - India vs New Zealand: Ajinkya Rahane Racing Against Time For His Spot In The Test Team
Meanwhile, carrying on his good show Kohli notched up his 21st century on day three. The 29-year-old swashbuckling batsman achieved the feat off 146 balls with ten boundaries. Also Read - Drop Ajinkya Rahane For Second Test; Give Him Time to Reset: Daniel Vettori
Kohli reached the three-figure mark in the 67th over when he worked the first ball of Lungi Ngidi’s 12th over towards mid-on.
This is Kohli’s second hundred in South Africa. He had earlier scored 119 in Johannesburg in 2013. With this century, the right-handed batsman became the second Indian captain after Sachin Tendulkar to score a Test hundred in South Africa.
Kohli resumed the day with an unbeaten 85 after India reached 183 for five at the close of Day Two in reply to South Africa’s first-innings total of 335.
At the time of filing this report, the tourists were at 287 for the loss of eight wickets, with Kohli and Ishant Sharma batting on 141 and 0, respectively.