Yahoo7 News Australia – Former Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson Wednesday blasted India captain Virat Kohli as “disrespectful” and “silly” in his approach to fellow skipper Tim Paine during the Perth Test.

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  • Former Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson Wednesday blasted India captain Virat Kohli as “disrespectful” and “silly” in his approach to fellow skipper Tim Paine during the Perth Test.
  • It was reported that Kohli belittled Paine as just “a stand-in captain”, although India’s team management angrily denied he said it.
  • “Virat Kohli could not do that with Tim Paine, shaking the Australian captain’s hand but barely making eye contact with him.
  • “Kohli gets away with more than most cricketers simply because he is Virat Kohli and he gets placed on a pedestal but this Test left the Indian captain looking silly,” he added.
  • ‘Disprespectful’: Virat Kohli yells at Tim Paine on the third day in Perth


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