‘Panoti’ trended targeting Virat Kohli: The poor performance of Indian batsmen continues in the T20 World Cup. The Indian batsmen, who failed in the first match against Pakistan, proved laggy against New Zealand. Team India could only score 110 runs in front of the Kiwi bowlers with more than one aggressor. In reply, New Zealand achieved the target in 14.3 overs. After the defeat of Team India, fans are expressing their disappointment on social media. He says that the star performers in IPL have entirely failed here. Along with this, he is also trolling Indian batsmen fiercely on social media.
The Indian team, considered a contender for the T20 World Cup, got a week’s rest after the crushing defeat against Pakistan. Still, there was no significant improvement in the performance of the batsmen.
In the Super-12 Group B match in Dubai, New Zealand won the toss against India and decided to bowl first. After this, Team India lost its 4 wickets within 50 runs, i.e., 48 runs. After this, the Indian team could not recover from these setbacks in the entire innings and somehow managed to score only 110 runs in 20 overs for the loss of seven wickets.
Ravindra Jadeja scored 26 runs for India and remained unbeaten till the last. Apart from him, no other batsman of Team India could play big innings.
After India’s second consecutive defeat in the T20 World Cup, fans demand a ban on IPL. People say that the performance of Indian players has deteriorated because of IPL.
‘Panoti’ trended on Twitter after India’s historic defeat to Pakistan
‘Panoti’ was trending on Twitter after the historic defeat of Team India at the hands of Pakistan on October 24 in the T20 World Cup. In this, cricket fans were giving their opinions. Some people were calling captain Virat Kohli ‘Panoti,’. In contrast, some people were sharing the photo of Jay Shah and actor Akshay Kumar, asking who is the biggest ‘panoti’ among the two. The same few users were also doing funny tweets.
In the 20th World Cup, in the first match, Team India lost to Pakistan by ten wickets. This was the occasion when Pakistan defeated the Indian team in the World Cup. Responding to Team India’s significant loss, Fans wrote, “We lost the match because of Panoti Kohli.”
In the India-Pakistan match, Captain Kohli played the best innings for Team India and reached the team with 151 runs. Kohli scored 57 runs facing 49 balls. Apart from this, Pant scored 39 runs. On the other hand, Pakistan batsman captain Babar Azam and Rizwan played an unbeaten inning and gave a big victory to their team.
Virat Kohli announced to step down as Team India as well as RCB captaincy
Two days after he decided to step down from the national team’s captaincy after the upcoming T20 World Cup, Kohli announced his decision to step down as the RCB captain on Sunday.
Virat Kohli announced that he would step down as the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain after the IPL 2021. Kohli has already surprised everyone by announcing that he would quit the national team’s captaincy after the T20 World Cup. In a video on RCB’s Twitter handle, Kohli said, “This will be my last IPL as captain of RCB. I will remain an RCB player till my last IPL match. I thank the fans of RCB for believing in me and supporting me”.
He said, “I would like to take this opportunity to thank the RCB management, coaches, support staff, players and the entire RCB family who played a vital role in the progress of the franchise,”. “It was not an easy decision but it was taken with a lot of thought and is in the best interest of this illustrious franchise,” he said. Virat said,” I want to thank all the RCB fans for believing in me and supporting me.”
Became Captain of the team in 2013
Virat Kohli has been the Captain of RCB since the 2013 season. Under his leadership, the team definitely reached the finals but could not win a single title. Virat has captained the team in 132 matches so far in the IPL. Out of these, RCB won 60 matches and lost 65 matches.
Virat Kohli as RCB captain
973 runs in a season (2016)
38 times over 50 runs
After this decision of Kohli, one-to-one reactions started coming on social media. One user wrote tauntingly, ‘Captain ka yeh samay panoti wala chal raha hai (Captain’s time is not going well).