Virat Kohli, No More the Internet Darling


Virat Kohli, No More the Internet Darling

Illustration: Sushant Ahire


he mighty, it is undoubted, have fallen.

Last week, the Indian cricket team, those darlings of the media and the bearers of million-dollar advertising, gave us an unhappy ending we didn’t deserve. The bloodshed was evident right from the first few overs, as Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali started piling on the runs against the hapless Indian bowling attack, but the death knell sounded in the next innings, when India’s captain Virat Kohli allowed himself to be meekly dismissed by a fired-up Mohammed Amir.