Virat Kohli Gets Out For Zero In 2nd ODI Against SA
India’s middle-order batsman Virat Kohli could not even open his account in the second ODI against South Africa and returned to the pavilion after getting out for zero. Virat Kohli handed his catch to Proteas captain Temba Bavuma off Aidan Markram.
This is the first time in ODI cricket that Virat Kohli has been dismissed for zero by a spinner.
In his 256th one-day match, he was dismissed for zero by a spinner. At the same time, in 50-50 over cricket, he got out for zero after two years. Earlier, he was dismissed for zero against West Indies in Visakhapatnam on 18 December 2019 in ODIs.
Virat Kohli equaled Sehwag and Raina in terms of getting out on zero for the most number of times in ODI cricket for India. Virat Kohli got out for zero for the 14th time in ODIs while Raina and Sehwag were also dismissed for zero the same number of times in ODIs.
Sachin Tendulkar is at number one in terms of most dismissals for zero in ODI cricket for India. Sachin was out on zero 20 times in ODIs, while Yuvraj Singh was out on zero 18 times. Ganguly did this 16 times during his ODI career.
India captain KL Rahul has won the toss and elected to bat first against South Africa in the second ODI at Boland Park here on Friday.
The pitch for the second ODI is the same one which was used in the first ODI on Wednesday, where India lost by 31 runs.