Indian skipper Virat Kohli was dismissed for a duck on day 2 of the fourth Test. India lost three wickets on the first session and are currently four wickets down chasing England’s first innings total of 205. This was the second duck of the series for the Indian skipper and he has joined an unlikely list also featuring former skipper MS Dhoni. Kohli has equaled Dhoni to the list which is not one he would like to feature.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli has equaled Dhoni in the list of most ducks scored by an Indian Test skipper. This was Kohli’s eighth duck as captain, doing which he equalled MS Dhoni’s Test record of most dismissals for a duck by an Indian captain. This is also the first time since 2014 that Kohli has been dismissed for a duck twice in a series.
Virat Kohli Joins MS Dhoni In Unwanted Record
- 12th duck of his Test career
- 5th vs England. 3rd duck in his last 7 innings vs England.
- 2nd duck of the series.
- Ben Stokes now joins Pat Cummins, Moeen Ali, Stuart Broad and James Anderson to dismiss Kohli on 5 instances.
- This is only the 2nd series in which Kohli has 2 ducks in a series.
- Last was in 2014 (Pataudi Trophy) in England.
India reached 80 for 4 at lunch with James Anderson picking up Ajinkya Rahane in the over just before lunch. the England bowlers have made run-scoring difficult for the Indian batsmen. They have taken four wickets so far of the Indian innings with three of them in the first hour on day 2. Jack Leach dismissed Cheteshwar Pujara for the fourth time in this series. Ben Stokes then took the big wicket of Virat Kohli for a duck before Anderso dismissed Rahane who scored a brisk 27.