NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli suffered a rare failure in the ongoing ODI World Cup after being dismissed for a duck against England in Lucknow on Sunday. This was the former Indian skipper’s first-ever duck in the history of the ODI World Cups.Kohli’s underwhelming performance presented an opportunity for England’s Barmy Army to troll him. They took to their X handle to share a meme expressing their joy over Kohli’s dismissal.But England supporters’ group act did not go well with Indian fans as they wasted no time to give them a reality check and apprised them of England’s position in the World Cup points table.Left-arm quick David Willey claimed the prized scalp after Kohli played a loose shot to be caught at mid-off by Ben Stokes and walked off to stunned silence at the Ekana Stadium.Sunday’s 9-ball duck was Kohli’s 16th in ODIs in his 275th innings.
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Kohli fell in the seventh over of the India innings as England’s fast bowlers struck early blows in their must-win clash.With the nought against England, Kohli (34) also equalled Sachin Tendulkar’s unwanted record of most ducks for India in international cricket — while batting in top 7.