New Delhi: Indian skipper and batting mainstay Virat Kohli is a prized scalp for any opposition in any format of cricket on the worldwide stage. Premier bowlers of prime flight ODI groups yearn to dismiss the prolific run-scorer and get their title towards his wicket
New Zealand pacer Tim Southee holds the honor of dismissing the Indian skipper in the most variety of instances when he clean bowled Kohli with an absolute ripper of an in-swinger throughout the 2nd ODI being performed between India and New Zealand. It was the sixth time in ODIs and Ninth time throughout all codecs that Southee bought the wicket of Virat Kohli. Southee went previous England pacer James Anderson and former spinner Graeme Swann on this record after having bought Kohli out within the 2nd ODI….
Virat Kohli was playing on 15 in the 2nd ODI at Auckland when Tim Southee cart-wheeled his stumps with an absolute peach of a delivery. Kohli’s dismissal ensured that the hosts take control of the 2nd ODI after posting 273/8 on Saturday.
Bowlers with most Kohli dismissals (across formats):
Tim Southee – 9
James Anderson, Graeme Swann – 8 each
Morne Morkel, Nathan Lyon, Adam Zampa, Ravi Rampaul: 7 each
Bowlers dismissing Kohli most times in ODIs:
Ravi Rampaul, Tim Southee – 6 each
Thisara Perera, Adam Zampa: 5 each
Jason Holder, Suraj Randiv, Swann, Jhye Richardson: 4 each