October 3, 2022
India vs Sri Lanka: Stumps fly as Virat Kohli is clean bowled for a duck in Asia Cup clash.  watch

India vs Sri Lanka: Dilshan Madhushanka celebrates after dismissing Virat Kohli for a duck© AFP

India suffered an initial setback during their Super 4 match against Sri Lanka at the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday after KL Rahul and Virat Kohli lost two consecutive wickets. Opting to bat first, India had the worst start when Rahul was dismissed lbw by Mahesh Thikshana in the second over of the innings, leaving the team at 11/1. But what disappointed the fans more was the dismissal of India’s star batsman Virat Kohli, who was clean bowled by Dilshan Madushanka in the third over, leaving Team India struggling at 13/2.

Kohli, who had earlier displayed his old form during the clash against Pakistan with a knock of 60 off 44 balls, utterly failed to judge Madhushanka’s delivery and attempted a cross batting stroke of a good length delivery. He lost his stump, which went a little later in the pitching

Watch the video of Virat Kohli’s dismissal here:

After winning the toss, Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka called India to bat. Rohit Sharma said that he also wanted to bowl first. It will be a big challenge for Rohit and his team to come back from these initial setbacks.

India included all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin in place of Ravi Bishnoi in the playing XI.

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