Home Cricket News WTC Final 2021: Kyle Jamieson Abused By Indians Fans For Dismissing Virat Kohli

WTC Final 2021: Kyle Jamieson Abused By Indians Fans For Dismissing Virat Kohli

WTC Final 2021: Kyle Jamieson Abused By Indians Fans For Dismissing Virat Kohli
Photo Credit (Reuters Photo)

In the summit clash between India and New Zealand at Ageas Bowl, Southampton India performed well on play Day 1 as they were at 146 at the loss of only three wickets with Captain Virat Kohli and Vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane batting strong.

With the help of Pacers in the pitch, Kiwi bowlers bounced back and dominated on Day 2. Virat Kohli was expected to convert his 44 knocks into a potential century on completion of his 10th year in International Cricket. But the opposite happened as the skipper got out without scoring a single run.

On facing his 8th bowl of the day from his Royal Challengers Bangalore teammate; Kyle Jamieson, The 32-year-old  got trapped in his inswing delivery which hit the pad and the captain was sent back to Pavillion.  Virat tried to challenge the umpire’s decision by the review was wasted as it clearly showed that Ball is hitting the stumps.

26-year-old Kyle Jamieson impressed many fans with their performance in the World Test Championship final. He is the first player to pick a 5 wicket haul in the tournament’s final, also he broke a decade record by dismissing Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant. Now Kyle holds the record of picking most test wickets in 8 matches while for Blackcaps, he is currently at 44 wickets with one inning remaining.

Toxic Indian fans were not happy with Jamieson dismissing Kohli

The young Kiwi all-rounder faced a lot of heat on his Instagram post after picking the wicket of his Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper. His posts were filled with abusive and toxic comments. Fans believed that Jamieson has not done justice after dismissing his IPL captain. Many even said that his IPL contract should be terminated. All this just because he dismissed Virat Kohli.

Overall the Day 2 for the Indian side was not a very good one as they were bundled by New Zealand at the score of 217, with Rahane once again being the leading run-scorer with 49 runs.

In reply, Kiwi openers batted well having a 70 runs partnership before Ravichandran Ashwin came to the rescue dismissing Tom Latham later Devon Conway also got on brilliant delivery by Ishant Sharma.

New Zealand was at 101/2 when bad light stopped play on the original 2nd Day.





Latest Posts