Former Australian Fast Bowler Slams His Own Teammates And Praises Kohli


The incident occurred when Virat Kohli ran a run off Stoinis' bowling when Wade had slightly injured himself while keeping.

As far as Playing XI is concerned, the hosts are going with the same squad that won the opening match by 26 runs via Duckworth-Lewis method at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Sunday. Kohli, just in between his dazzling innings has involved with the wicketkeeper who was harrowingly out of form with both bat and gloves, Matthew Wade, questioned Kohli's spirit of the game after bye stolen due to misfield at the instant.

Teams: India V Kohli, A Rahane, R Sharma, M Pandey, K Jadhav, MS Dhoni (WK), H Pandya, B Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, J Bumrah, Y Chahal.

Wade then took up the verbal attack as Kohli faced up for the next over, with the Aussie keeper appearing rather angry.

"To keep them to 250-odd on a really good batting wicket and batting conditions in the afternoon I thought was a great job", Cummins said.

Meanwhile, former Australian bowler Stuart Clark has termed the incident "piddly crap". Is this the biggest issue this team has got?

Adding that such banter tends to fire Kohli up, Clark said, "I wouldn't be saying too much to Virat Kohli". If I'm Matthew Wade and I'm Marcus Stoinis - and full credit to him for standing up for Matthew Wade - I'd be anxious about my own cricket, rather than all this other stuff.

Surprisingly the credit of No.1-ranked India's success in the ongoing series goes more to the bowlers, who have managed to defend scores of 164 (revised target in 21 overs) and 252 in the first two matches.

On a 10-match overseas losing streak, the Steve Smith-led side will have their task cut out and face a must-win situation to have a chance at the trophy.

India captain Virat Kohli has been told to "rein his neck in" after giving several Australia players fiery send-offs during the current one-day series.