Virat Kohli, Sunil Narine

Virat Kohli was in some punishing mood all through an IPL battle between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on the Eden Gardens on Friday.

The RCB skipper slammed his fifth IPL century and first of the 2019 season, studded with some smart photos and a tinge of cheekiness.

All through his 100-run knock, Kohli shared a hilarious second with KKR’s bowling all-rounder Sunil Narine inside the 18th over. When the off-spinner stopped in his run-up whereas bowling his closing provide, Kohli who was on the non-striker’s end, acted like he was out of his crease, teasing Narine to go for mankading.

It was all in good fulfilling and Kohli moreover managed to put a smile on Narine’s face who is not acknowledged for reacting lots even when he takes a wicket.

Proper right here’s the video:

The persevering with model of IPL has been shadowed by ‘Mankading’ controversy when Kings XI Punjab skipper Ravichandran Ashwin ran out Rajasthan Royals opener Jos Buttler, who was on the non-striker’s end, with out giving him a warning.

Buttler’s dismissal triggered a spirit of the game debate and left the cricketing world divided.