Team India have managed to qualify for the semi-finals of the ongoing 20-20 World Cup 2022 in Australia. They managed to win both of their first matches in the tournament. Then, the Men in Blue suffered a loss against the Proteas. Then, Rohit Sharma and his men managed to win the remaining matches to seal their palace in the semi-finals.
Meanwhile, Virat Kohli has been the top performer for the team in this World Cup. In five matches so far, he has smashed three fifty-plus scores in the ongoing tournament. Now, India will take on England in Adelaide on 10 November. So, Indian players are busy preparing for that vital clash in the tournament.
Virat Kohli and Harshal Patel play for the Bangalore franchise in the Indian T20 League
However, on 9 November, team India went for an intense practice session. Players like Rishabh Pant and Virat Kohli were seen having intense batting sessions ahead of the mega clash against England. Virat Kohli displayed some classy shots also. But, an unfortunate incident happened as he got injured in the nets while batting. The video went viral as fans became worried after seeing that. Virat’s form has been instrumental so far in this tournament as he has scored 246 runs in five matches, at a staggering average of 123.
But, he looked in some discomfort as he sat down instantly after being hit by Harshal Patel. Meanwhile, both of these players play for the Bangalore franchise in the Indian T20 League. So, fans were not happy as the bowler hit the star batter ahead of the semi-final clash. Harshal Patel has not played a single game so far in this World Cup. Speaking about Kohli, he was in some discomfort. But, that did not bother him as he completed his net session and looked absolutely fine ahead of the England clash on 10 November.
Here is how fans have reacted to Harshal Patel after he hit Virat Kohli in the nets:
Harshal Patel Toh Bhaag ke Spin Daalta Hai Usse Kaise Injured Hogaye!!
— Bobby Kumar Yadav🇮🇳 (@BobbyKirkiter) November 9, 2022
Loo Jeet lo world cup 2 tou batsman tha team ma 🙄
— gaurav negi (@gaurav26negi) November 9, 2022
Yeh maje le rhe kal ki trh
— Mankading 🔥😹 (@Englishcrickett) November 9, 2022
spinner se bhi injury hoti hai kya?
— roohdaar (@_talib07) November 9, 2022
— Sharat Chandra Bhatt (@imsbhatt0707) November 9, 2022
Virat Kohli HIT in nets by Harshal Patel delivery ahead of IND vs ENG semis (Reported by Zeenews)
— IPLnCricket | Everything 'Cricket' & #IPL2023 🏏 (@IPLnCricket) November 9, 2022
Reports : Virat Kohli hit by Harshal Patel's delivery in Nets
ICT Fans Harshal pic.twitter.com/UHZeGx61nA
— g0v!ñD $#@®mA (@rishu_1809) November 9, 2022
— Over Thinker Lawyer 🇵🇰 (@Mujha_q_Nikala) November 9, 2022