WATCH : Unlucky dismissal of Virat Kohli in third Test

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After the hosts’ domination in the first two Tests of the series, the third fixture of the Border Gavaskar Trophy has turned out to be an evenly-matched contest. Australia racked up an 88-run lead in the first innings and India came in to bat with the aim to set a daunting target for the opposition.

After the hosts were reduced to 32/2, the team needed their star batter Virat Kohli to step up to the occasion. Matthew Kuhnemann came to bowl the 23rd over of the innings and Kohli was facing the fourth delivery of the over. The left-arm spinner bowled a short delivery into the stumps and the batter attempted a pull.

However, the delivery came back in sharply and the ball also kept low. The batter was trapped in front of the stumps and the umpire raised his finger after the team appealed for the dismissal. Kohli was clearly disappointed with himself and he started walking back to the pavilion without even considering the option to take a review. he expressed his anger by slamming his bat on the boundary line before rushing to the dugout.

The replays showed that the ball was clipping the leg stump and he would have been dismissed even in case of opting for DRS.Twitteartis noticed the incident and regretted the dismissal as Kohli failed to deliver when the team needed him the most.

After dominating the first two Tests of the Border Gavaskar Trophy series, the third fixture proved to be a closely contested battle. Australia established an 88-run lead in the first innings, leaving India with the task of setting a challenging target. With the hosts struggling at 32/2, the team relied on Virat Kohli, their star batter, to deliver a vital performance.

In the 23rd over of the innings, left-arm spinner Matthew Kuhnemann delivered a short ball into the stumps, prompting Kohli to attempt a pull shot. The delivery came back sharply and kept low, resulting in Kohli being trapped in front of the stumps. The umpire raised his finger after an appeal from the team, and Kohli was clearly disappointed with himself. He immediately began walking back to the pavilion without requesting a review, venting his frustration by slamming his bat on the boundary line before rushing to the dugout.

However, replays revealed that the ball was clipping the leg stump, meaning that Kohli would have been dismissed even if he had opted for the Decision Review System (DRS).The incident did not go unnoticed by Twitter users, who expressed their disappointment in Kohli’s failure to deliver when the team needed him most.

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