Kohli’s underwhelming performance presented an opportunity for England’s Barmy Army to troll him. They took to their X handle to share a meme expressing their joy over Kohli’s dismissal.
But England supporters’ group act did not go well with Indian fans as they wasted no time to give them a reality check and apprised them of England’s position in the World Cup points table.
Left-arm quick David Willey claimed the prized scalp after Kohli played a loose shot to be caught at mid-off by Ben Stokes and walked off to stunned silence at the Ekana Stadium.
Sunday’s 9-ball duck was Kohli’s 16th in ODIs in his 275th innings.
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Kohli fell in the seventh over of the India innings as England’s fast bowlers struck early blows in their must-win clash.
With the nought against England, Kohli (34) also equalled Sachin Tendulkar‘s unwanted record of most ducks for India in international cricket — while batting in top 7.