Being the Indian cricket team captain is not an easy job. Captain gets praise when the team performs well but also gets a lot of criticism when the team underperforms. Same thing happening with Virat Kohli after India’s horrible loss in World Cup semi-final. After, world cup, rumours about a rift in team India especially between Virat and vice-captain Rohit Sharma are spreading. Meanwhile, the Indian skipper was spotted reading a book named ‘Detox Your Ego’ in the dressing room during the first test against West Indies. After which fans on interweb trolled 30-year old.
Virat Spotted Reading Detox Your Ego
The book ‘Detox Your Ego’ by Stephen Sylvester is about getting rid of ego and achieving freedom, happiness and success in life. During India’s innings when the camera panned to the dressing room, Virat Kohli was reading this book. Virat reading a book about getting rid of ego was obviously enough to start a debate. Fans on social media reacted to it as the pictures went viral. Here below are some of the reactions of fans.
— Er. Shivam Kr. Sharma (@Ershivamksharma) August 23, 2019
— Ash△⃒⃘ (@ixSUPERBOYxi) August 23, 2019
— Johns (@CricCrazyJohns) August 23, 2019
— जय हिन्द ! (@Yorker_99) August 24, 2019
lmao Kohli reading a book that says 7 esay steps to achieve success and happiness 😂😂dude watching too many YouTube videos these days
— Sayan (@earthtrackbully) August 23, 2019
— Suneer (@suneerchowdhary) August 23, 2019
Meanwhile, Virat Kohli also faced criticism for not picking Rohit Sharma in the first test. Also, his idea of picking Ravindra Jadeja ahead of R Ashwin was disliked by experts. However, Jadeja has performed really well so far in this test. The partnership of Jadeja with Ishant Sharma helped India reaching 297 in first innings. Jadeja scored 58 while Rahane was the top scorer with 81 runs.
After day 2, West Indies are on 189 at the loss of 8 wickets out of which Ishant Sharma gets 5. West Indies is currently trailing by 108 runs. This is India’s first test in ICC World Test championship. Each team will play a series against 6 different teams as the part of this championship. In the end, top 2 teams will play the final at Lord’s cricket ground in 2021.