Ever since Virat Kohli has taken up the captaincy of the Indian team, there have been several talks about his aggressive behaviour. While this has helped him get the best out of the team in the initial phases, things have turned quite awkward later on.
The ‘Anil Kumble Episode’ was one of those instances where there were talks about his ego-centric behaviour. The fallout between the two individuals was definitely not a pleasant one for the onlookers. Then, he was also adamant about having Ravi Shastri as the head coach of the team.
Over the last two years, there have been several incidents on a leadership front that have tainted his image. The most recent of all is the reports of the rift between him and Rohit Sharma. Apparently, the Indian limited-overs vice-captain wasn’t too impressed with Kohli’s captaincy in the World Cup 2019. Many of his moves were questionable and this debacle only intensified after the exit from the tournament in the semi-final game.
Virat Kohli utilizes his time in the dressing room
The Indian skipper, who has been an absolute beast with the bat, has received a lot of criticism about his leadership in the last few weeks. Now, he has only added fire to the fuel by reading the book ‘Detox your Ego’. In the first Test between Windies and India, Virat Kohli got out early on Day-1. After hitting a couple of beautiful boundaries, he tried to chase a wide delivery from Shannon Gabriel.
He never bothered to keep that ball on the ground and hit it in the air. However, a slight bit of extra bounce got the better of him and the ball carried straight to the gully fielder. With India still continuing to bat on Day-2, Virat had some break between he takes the field again for the first innings of Windies.
In the meanwhile, he decided to make the most of his time by reading a book. While all of that was fine, he was trolled by Twitterati for the selection of the topic of the book. They brutally trolled him for the same and said that he required to read more such books.
Here is how Twitterati reacted:
Virat reading the book, 'Detox your ego' #WIvIND
— Aishu Haridas (@imaishu_) August 23, 2019
The trend of Indian captains reading books continues. #WIvIND pic.twitter.com/zd2U6S0CIg
— Johns (@CricCrazyJohns) August 23, 2019
Kohli reading this 😂😂😂🙏 pic.twitter.com/WotBKYi3Mp
— Shantanu Shrivastava (@DaKingInDaNorff) August 23, 2019
KOHLI IS READING A BOOK AND IT SAYS "EGO" 😂😂😂😂
— SwingAndSeam (@IsSwingAndSeam) August 23, 2019
Kohli reading a book "Detox Your Ego"
— Mr. A 🏏 #20xZoom (@cricdrugs) August 23, 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
Just trying to think of who would have convinced Virat Kohli to read that "Detox your Ego" book. #WIvIND #INDvWI
— Suneer (@suneerchowdhary) August 23, 2019
@StevenSylvester I think Kohli was reading your book. Expect a few hundred sudden orders from India now lol
— Vedant Pratap Singh Jadon (@vpsjdon) August 23, 2019
Just saw Virat Kohli reading a
book 📖 on EGO, wondering what is his take away… #INDvsWI
— Sanjay D (@Sanjay0Deva) August 23, 2019
Reason why Mike Hesson was finally selected as the Coach somewhere pic.twitter.com/rPJduc1JgZ
— Manya (@CSKian716) August 23, 2019
Fans: enough of being nice, we want aggressive Kohli back
— po (@JoBhejiThiDuaa) August 23, 2019
Kohli trying to position himself as the next Rahul Dravid by reading books when his team is batting (don't know if Dravid ever did that but you can totally buy the idea)
— Girish Duraisamy (@GirishPD) August 23, 2019
Kohli should start reading books on true leadership and team work 😂
— Offspin.inc (@undercutter_) August 23, 2019
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