While a set of Kohli fans are deeply disappointed with the attitude displayed by Surya Kumar Yadav towards the Indian captain, old tweets of the Mumbai Indians finisher admiring Kohli’s abilities are trending in the micro blogging social media site. In the league match between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore, a rift between Surya kumar Yadav and Virat Kohli took place. A video of the duo staring at each other for a long time went viral among the netizens with reactions blaming both the cricketers.
During the end of 13th over, Surya tried to hit Dale Steyn at the extra cover but the ball was fielded by Kohli. Since, it was the end of the over, Kohli walked towards the crease with the ball and Surya stood there with a deadpan expression on his face staring at Kohli. Both the players starred at each other before Surya moved on with the bat.
Watch the video here :
However, it has been discovered that an earlier incident that took place during the end of the 10th over caused the rift. When Virat fielded the ball played by Yadav, the Indian captain threw it towards Mumbai Indian with a frustrated body language. He even said something while throwing the ball at the 30 year old.
Here’s the video :
For all those thinking virat kohli did nothing 😂😂— sagar (@SagarJ4501) October 28, 2020
He is abusing surya and you guys expect him to not even stare at Kohli 😂
Last ball of 10th over ( before that staring) #MIvRCB #SuryakumarYadav pic.twitter.com/56eE84dR5I
It is one way of sledging the batsman to make him get out by destroying his peace of mind. However, fans got upset on seeing Kohli using the method to get the wicket of an upcoming Indian talent. On the other side, fans of Virat Kohli are stating that Yadav disrespected the Indian captain which made him to stare at him.
Meanwhile, a number of old tweets of Yadav praising Virat Kohli for his achievements are resurfacing in the Internet denoting that the uncapped player always had respect towards his captain. In a tweet posted on December 5 of 2019, Surya posted the pictures of Virat Kohli topping the ICC rankings and wrote “For a reason. One word for his journey to reach top of the world. Anyone ?”
In another tweet, by posting a picture of Kohli giving his presentation ceremony speech. Yadav wrote “In the big Shoes. Where there is pressure, there is him. I have seen God walking at Number 3 for India”. The tweet was posted on 20th March of 2016.
Here’s a tweet Surya posted admiring Kohli’ s way of “walking”
Sharing these screenshots, fans expressed their disappointment over Kohli’s attitude. Check out some of their reactions below :
Suryakumar Yadav's Tweets for Virat Kohli. Suryakumar Yadav always loved Virat Kohli's batting and always Appreciate Kohli's Performance and Achivements🙌.!! pic.twitter.com/PYvXi81rht— CricketMAN2 (@man4_cricket) October 28, 2020
@itsmunmun and he gets a stare down.— Akshay Natu (@akshaynatu) October 28, 2020