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Watch: Virat Kohli tried Root’s bat trick, fails

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Watch: Virat Kohli attempted Root’s bat trick, fails

During India’s warm-up match in opposition to Leicester on Thursday, former Indian skipper Virat Kohli tried a trick that England skipper Joe Root had showcased throughout a Test in opposition to New Zealand just lately. Like Root, Kohli tried to make his bat stand with out help whereas he was on the non-striker finish.

He twice tried to steadiness the bat however quickly gave up. In Test cricket, each Root and Kohli have hit 27 a whole lot. Kohli has been struggling to attain a century since 2019. Wicketkeeper Srikar Bharat impressed with an unbeaten 70, at the same time as India’s top-order did not get batting observe on the primary day of their warm-up match in opposition to Leicestershire.

After Joe roots magic which was seen on the pitch by balancing the bat @imVkohli attempting the identical 😂

— Yashwanth (@bittuyash18) June 23, 2022

India have been 81/5 earlier than Virat Kohli and Bharat steadied the innings with a 50-run partnership in opposition to a disciplined bowling show by Leicestershire. While Kohli was trapped lbw on 33, Bharat accelerated the innings with a flurry of boundaries.

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