India stalwart Virat Kohli is playing his 100th Test in Mohali. Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bat in the first Test against Sri Lanka. The openers gave India a solid start and added 52 runs for the first wicket before Rohit was dismissed by Lahiru Kumara.
Hanuma Vihari and Mayank Agarwal then stitched a partnership and took India’s total to 80 before Mayank was trapped LBW by Lasith Embuldeniya. Virat Kohli then walked out to a loud cheer.
Kohli has been going through a lean patch but fans expected him to make the occasion special with a big 100. Kohli got off to a good start and played some crisp shots. Unfortunately, he once again threw away his wicket after a solid start. He was bowled by Embuldeniya for 45.
Meanwhile, in a strange turn of events, a fan predicted Kohli’s dismissal. In a tweet that is supposed to be done at 12:46 AM, about twelve hours before Kohli’s dismissal, a fan perfectly predicted Kohli’s dismissal. He wrote that Kohli will be bowled by Embuldeniya for 45. “Kohli Won’t score a 100 in his 100th test. Will score 45 (100) with 4 gorgeous cover drives and then Embuldeniya will knock his stumps over and he’ll pretend to be shocked 😳😳 and will nod his head in disappointment,” the tweet read.
Meanwhile, India are 211-4 at the time of writing, with Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer at the crease. Hanuma Vihari is the top scorer for India so far as he stroked a solid 58 before being dismissed by Vishwa Fernando.
Kohli Won't score a 100 in his 100th test. Will score 45 (100) with 4 gorgeous cover drives and then Embuldeniya will knock his stumps over and he'll pretend to be shocked 😳😳 and will nod his head in disappointment
— shruti #100 (@Quick__Single) March 3, 2022