Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

IND Vs AUS: India Captain Virat Kohli Is Australia Spinner Adam Zampa's Bunny

Australia spinner Adam Zampa has now dismissed Virat Kohli five times in the 50-over format besides picking India captain twice in the T20 internationals

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli celebrates after scoring fifty run during the second one-day international cricket match between India and Australia in Rajkot, India, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. AP Photo

Australia leggie Adam Zampa has become the most successful bowler against Virat Kohli in the limited-overs format as he has now dismissed the Indian run-machine seven times. More Cricket News)

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After picking up Kohli's wicket in the 1st ODI in Mumbai, Zampa also claimed the wicket of the Indian captain in the second one-dayer in Rajkot.

Zampa has now dismissed Kohli five times in the 50-over format besides picking him twice in the T20 internationals.

West Indies' Ravi Rampaul has dismissed Kohli six times in ODIs, the most by any bowler.

Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera and New Zealand pacer Tim Southee are the other two bowlers to have dismissed Kohli 5 times in ODIs.

Bowlers with most Kohli dismissals (across formats):
James Anderson, Graeme Swann - 8 each
Morne Morkel, Nathan Lyon, Tim Southee, Adam Zampa, Ravi Rampaul: 7 each

Bowlers dismissing Kohli most times in ODIs:
Ravi Rampaul - 6
Thisara Perera, Adam Zampa, Tim Southee: 5 each
Jason Holder, Suraj Randiv, Swann, Jhye Richardson: 4 each

Australia lost the Rajkot ODI by 36 runs but Zampa returned with impressive figures of 3/50 from his allotted quota of 10 overs.

The series finale is scheduled for Sunday at Bengaluru.

(With IANS inputs)


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