Virat Kohli’s injury, Virat Kohli hurts thumb during training, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 News, should be able to take part in their first match of tournament. India were dealt a major injury scare before their World Cup opener against South Africa on Wednesday when skipper Virat Kohli hurt his thumb during a training session at the Ageas Bowl here. Kohli hurt his right thumb during practice on Saturday, prompting physiotherapist Patrick Farhat to attend to the Indian skipper.
Physiotherapist Patrick Farhart taped Kohli’s thumb up and the Indian captain took part in the rest if the session without pain, batting and fielding with ease. At the end of the training session, Kohli was seen walking off with his thumb dipped in a glass full of ice. Virat Kohli now bowls in the nets as he was recently spotted doing so during the practice session of team India. Kohli also revealed that he used to follow James Anderson of England when he was in academy in Delhi.
Rabada said Kohli always seemed to be angry on the field. “… But later that evening, on the bus back to the hotel, I asked myself: ‘That guy (Kohli) always seems to be angry on the field. Is he really angry?’ Then I thought to myself what it would take for me to become really, really angry. In Saturday morning’s practice session, Virat Kohli suffered an injury scare. The Indian captain was hit on the thumb, but in a piece of great news for Indian fans, Virat Kohli seems to be fine.
“No one in the team believes in my bowling but I do. After that I had back issues and then never bowled (in the middle),” said the Indian captain in an interview to host broadcaster of the World Cup. Virat Kohli seems to be okay, so he should be ready to take part in India’s first match of the World Cup vs South Africa.
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