Virat Kohli, the Indian cricket team captain, is one of the most beloved cricketers. But on the other side, he even got mocked several times for various reasons. People have immense love and respect for him for his commendable playing skills. But, there are times fans taunted him for his performance on field or even off field. After the emergence of social media, mocks and taunts have become pretty common on celebrities on a frequent basis.
Some of the netizens even mocked Kohli's wife Anushka Sharma in previous matches. Few of them pointed out that Anushka's presence is one of the major reasons behind the low performance of Kohli on the field. Whether it is for good or bad reasons, Virat Kohli usually makes headlines and secures top position in the trending list. However, it is an undoubted fact that Kohli is one of the most popular and talented batsmen from the Indian cricket team.
Check out few times Virat Kohli was mocked by the netizens on social media.
For Re-appointing Ravi Shastri as Coach
As Ravi Shastri failed to be the best coach for the Indian cricket team, people mocked Virat for re-appointing him as the coach.
Freaking out at Wankhede Crowd
Virat Kohli doesn't fear to make a statement irrespective of the place. During IPL, Kohli lashed out at the crowd for mocking him.
You should not live in India then
Some time ago, Kohli launched his own app and took part in an interactive session. In the middle of the session, he answered to one of the questions asked by his fan. The fan said that Kohli prefers watching other country batsmen compared to Indians. Kohli reacted by saying, 'Okay, I don’t think you should live in India then… you should go and live somewhere else no. Why are you living in our country and loving in other countries? I don’t mind you not liking me but I don’t think you should live in our country and like other things. Get your priorities right.'
Detox your ego
During a match, he was seen reading a book just like Mithali Raj does before playing Women's World Cup in 2017. Fans mocked him for choosing a book titled 'Detox your ego’ during a match.
FIFA World Cup
It's one of the senseless mocks by the netizens. Virat Kohli posted a picture with the German jersey in order to support the players of Germany during FIFA World Cup 2018. His fans started mocking him for that.