It’s been 1000 days since Virat Kohli scored his last century in international cricket. He scored his last century during a Test match against Bangladesh almost three years back in 2019. Since the right-hander is enduring a poor run of form with the bat in all formats of the game. Notably, he is number three in scoring the highest international centuries just after former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting and former legendary Indian batter Sachin Tendulkar.
Recently a fan group of English cricket fans named ‘Barmy Army’ took to Twitter for trolling the former Indian skipper on his century drought. Although, Indian fans took no time in defending their hero and trolled back the Barmy Army for their remarks on Kohli.
Indian fans slammed back at Barmy Army while defending Virat Kohli
Kohli has 27 Test centuries to his name alongside 43 centuries in the One-Day internationals. Many experts earlier believed that the Delhi batter might break the unprecedented record of 100 centuries made by the former Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar in international cricket.
But it left everyone surprised that the 33-year-old hasn’t scored a century for the last three years in a row. It has been 1000 days from the day when he touched the three-figure mark last time in international cricket. England’s famous fan group ‘Barmy Army’ posted a tweet and wrote only ‘1000 days’ in it which was seeming a dig at Virat Kohli’s century drought.
Here’s Barmy Army’s tweet :
— England's Barmy Army (@TheBarmyArmy) August 19, 2022
Later on, Indian fans took the charge on Twitter and slammed back at Barmy Army. They went on to remind the long wait for a series win for England against India on Indian soil. Whereas, some other fans came with the excellent batting records of Virat Kohli in international cricket so far.
Reactions from the Indians:
3,532 days since England last won any format series against India in India. 😉
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) August 19, 2022
Wanna say something? pic.twitter.com/dh5eWPxUeB
— Mufaddal Vohra (@Shounak_72_) August 19, 2022
No champions trophy for Britain queen
— Nameisdarshan (@lingraddi) August 19, 2022
70 centuries..only 2 people in history of cricket have more than him..even if he retires now not many will come close to his records
— Parth Narendra Vyas (@parthvyas1989) August 19, 2022
Still 0 Legal World Cup
— 🇮🇳 (@CaptainVK18) August 19, 2022
Kohli will be in action during the upcoming Asia Cup 2022 commencing on the 27th of August later this month. India will start their campaign against the arch-rivals Pakistan on the 28th of August at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. He is right now on a break from the international just after the conclusion of the white-ball series against England in England.