Virat Kohli Reads 'Detox Your Ego' Book: Fans Mockingly Advice Indian Captain to Read More of Such Books During IND vs WI 1st Test 2019
Virat Kohli (Photo Credits: Twitter)

Virat Kohli was once again at the wrong end of things. This time though it wasn’t for anything he had done on the field but off it. Kohli was trolled by the Indian cricket fans for reading a book “Detox your Ego.” The Indian skipper was caught engrossed into the book in the comfort of his dressing room, while Ravindra Jadeja and Ishant Sharma kept working at the crease to take India close to 300 runs. Seeing Kohli turn to books for gaining some control over his aggressiveness and ‘ego’ fans advised him to read more such books. India vs West Indies Live Cricket Score.

Kohli isn’t new to aggressiveness and ego in his cricket career so far. He over aggressiveness has often resulted in him getting into confrontations and arguments with the opposition players. But most recently it seems to have crossed borders and affect his teammates too. Jasprit Bumrah Hits Back at Trolls with Cryptic Reply to Comments on Photo of Him in Transparent Underwear (See Pic).

Virat Kohli Reading 'Detox Your Ego' Book

The 30-year-old batsman’s ‘egoistic’ issues first came to the fore when former India head coach Anil Kumble resigned for his role as an Indian cricket team head coach. Kumble, a cricketing legend, in his statement to BCCI mentioned about Kohli’s ego and reservations about certain decisions taken by him.

Recently, Kohli was also reported to be allegedly involved in a rift with Rohit Sharma and a section of the Indian players in the team dressing room. Rohit and the said players were speculated to have been disappointed with the skipper’s attitude and decision making without consulting the team. Take a look at how fans reacted to Kohli reading the book.

Kohli Reading a Book!!

Kohli is Reading an 'Ego' Book


Book Insights

Who Convinced Kohli to read

Kohli Should Read These Type of Books

Kohli Trying to Subdue Himself

What is Kohli's Takeaway

Book Already in Demand

Some even compared Kohli to India women's team ODI captain Mithali Raj, who is renowned for reading books while sitting idle in the dressing room. Raj has often been seen reading a book whenever she is sitting in the dressing room during a match.

Virat Kohli Imitating Mithali Raj

Kohli Trying to be Mithali Raj

Meanwhile, India were bowled out for 297 on Day 2 of the first Test against West Indies at Antigua. Ajinkya Rahane (81) and Ravindra Jadeja (58) scored half-centuries each to help India reach that score after Kemar Roach had initially reduced India to 3/25. Kohli was dismissed for 9 runs by Shannon Gabriel.