Gulf Today (UAE) – ‘Go live somewhere else:’
Kohli rant sparks backlash

NEW DELHI: India captain Virat Kohli has provoked a social media storm after telling a critic to leave the country for criticising his batting.

Summary

  • ‘Go live somewhere else:’Kohli rant sparks backlash NEW DELHI: India captain Virat Kohli has provoked a social media storm after telling a critic to leave the country for criticising his batting.
  • Kohli told the Indian fan to “go and live somewhere else” in a video on his newly-launched personal app, in which he responded to comments from the public.
  • The fan had said Kohli was “overrated” and less enjoyable to watch than his English and Australian counterparts, prompting a frosty response.
  • His outburst prompted a backlash on social media from cricket lovers across India.
  • “Virat Kohli’s statement is a reflection of the bubble that most famous people either slip into or are forced into,” wrote prominent cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle on Twitter.

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