IND vs AUS 1st Test, Virat Kohli’s Drop Catch: The Indian team dominated the first day of the first Test match being played between India and Australia in Nagpur. Excellent bowling and batting was seen from the team. But in the meantime, two catches were missed by the former captain of the team, Virat Kohli. However, it is rarely seen that the ball slips out of Virat Kohli’s hand. Former Australian player Mark Waugh doing commentary talked about Kohli’s catch.
Kohli dropped the catches of Kangaroo team’s star batsman Steve Smith and Handscomb. Smith scored 37 and Handscomb scored 31 in the first innings for Australia.
Could have done better: Mark Waugh
Mark Waugh said during the commentary, “To move quickly, both your feet should be close to each other. Kohli was very high on his fielding position. They must have had something down. He could have done better. It’s almost as if he wasn’t expecting it.”
Kohli dropped both catches at slip
Kohli dropped both catches while fielding at slip. First he gave life to Steve Smith in the 16th over. Smith wanted to drive on the first ball of the over, but the ball went to Virat Kohli standing on the spill, taking a heavy edge of the bat. He spread his hand to catch this catch, but he failed to take the catch.
After this, Kohli dropped the catch of Handscomb in the second session. A ball from Jadeja hit the edge of Handscomb’s bat and went into the hands of wicketkeeper KS Bharat. The ball took a turn after hitting the gloves of KS Bharat and went towards Virat Kohli standing at slip. Kohli could not succeed in reaching the ball. In this way Kohli dropped two catches.
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