IND vs SA: Virat Kohli’s warning to Bavuma instigates another controversy

Virat Kohli
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South Africa defeated Team India in the first ODI of the three match series.

South Africa won the toss and elected to bat first and managed to put a good total of 296 runs at the loss of 4 wickets on board and then restricted India on 265 to win the match by 31 runs.

Both Temba Bavuma and Rassie van der Dussen smashed amazing centuries and lead Proteas to a great total.

Rassie van der Dussen was awarded with the player of the match for his splendid unbeaten knock of 129 runs of just 96 balls.

Virat’s warning to Bavuma

Team India continue to move on their losing skid with the embarassing chase fail in the first ODI.

Men in Blue did get on a great start and Both Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan smashed good half century but the middle order collapsed followed by it just couldn’t save it.

Shardul Thakur scored a half century too by the end of the Innings but he alone wasn’t enough to promise the victory.

This match could be added as another failed chapter into KL Rahul’s captaincy book.

KL Rahul yet again failed to perform with bat when he is under the pressure of the captaincy cap.

The one big moment that came from the match was the little altercation between Ex-Indian skipper Virat Kohli and the Proteas Captain Temba Bavuma.

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During Chahal’s over when Bavuma played the ball across the cover Virat picked it and threw it back quickly to the striker’s end to stop Bavuma from taking a run.

Bavuma showed his issue with it and got into a little argument with Virat Kohli.

According to sources, the stump mic picked up Virat saying that he is not the Captain anymore, he doesn’t have to answer anyone so you better watch out.

The argument ended without any further heated moment but the altercation picked up on social media.

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