Virat Kohli bowls during India tour game at the SCG

Virat Kohli bowls during India tour game at the SCG 

Virat Kohli bowls |On a day of toil against a Cricket Australia XI at the Sydney Cricket Ground, India captain Virat Kohli brought himself on to bowl in search of wickets as the seventh-wicket pair of Harry Neilsen and teenaged allrounder Aaron Hardie put on 118 in 35.3 overs.
Prithvi Shaw injury overshadows day of toil for Virat Kohli's team.
Kohli bowling is not a very common sight on the international stage - he has bowled 27.1 overs in 73 Tests, 110.5 in 216 ODIs and 24.2 in 65 T20Is - and on Friday the skipper turned his arm over for two overs which cost six runs.

 

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Virat Kohli bowls during India

After the CA XI openers D Arcy Short and Max Bryant hit fifties in a century opening stand in quick time, Nielsen and Hardie who on Thursday claimed four wickets, including that of Kohli collected half-centuries of their own to take the total to 356/6 by stumps at the SCG, just two runs behind India.
R Ashwin was the pick of the bowlers, wheeling down 24 overs in which he picked up 1/63, while Mohammed Shami was the most prosperous with 3/67 from 18.

Virat Kohli bowls during India tour game at the SCG

India's performance was overshadowed by the teenaged batsman Prithvi Shaw suffering a nasty ankle injury that has ruled him out of the first Test next week..