Why Virat Kohli was furious at the fourth umpire during GL vs RCB, IPL 2016 Qualifiers

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli couldn't score big against the Lions
Virat Kohli showed his aggressive side of the game once again, this time towards an umpire in the all-important clash against the Gujarat Lions in the IPL 2016 qualifier. Chasing 159, the Royal Challengers Bangalore lost both of their openers early and the onus on getting the team across the finish line fell on the shoulders of AB de Villiers.
The South Africa and Stuart Binny were at the crease and looked set to take Bangalore into the final with Binny doing well with the bat.
The Indian batsman started by smashing Shadab Jakati for eighteen runs in the ninth over but in the tenth over a controversial moment took place. The first three balls of the over went without incident but in the fourth delivery, Binny took a big swing and missed with the bat.
Virat Kohli couldn't score big against the Lions
Virat Kohli showed his aggressive side of the game once again, this time towards an umpire in the all-important clash against the Gujarat Lions in the IPL 2016 qualifier. Chasing 159, the Royal Challengers Bangalore lost both of their openers early and the onus on getting the team across the finish line fell on the shoulders of AB de Villiers.
The South Africa and Stuart Binny were at the crease and looked set to take Bangalore into the final with Binny doing well with the bat.
The Indian batsman started by smashing Shadab Jakati for eighteen runs in the ninth over but in the tenth over a controversial moment took place. The first three balls of the over went without incident but in the fourth delivery, Binny took a big swing and missed with the bat.
The ball hit Binny’s pad and even though it was high, the umpire gave him out. Binny’s shot selection might have been poor but he was extremely disappointed with the decision. RCB’s captain, Virat Kohli too wasn’t pleased with what had transpired and charged at the fourth umpire to voice his displeasure at the decision.
On closer inspection, it was indeed an error by the umpire Anil Chaudhary. Replays confirmed that the ball had hit Binny’s pad just outside off. The umpire did get the decision wrong and it was easy to understand why the players were upset since this clash had a lot riding on it.
Virat Kohli is known for his intensity and aggression while playing but he has crossed the line on a number of times in his career. In this IPL, Kohli has also been fined for a slow over-rate and during the game he showed his anger by throwing the ball to the ground after taking a catch.

RCB pull through in the end

The Royal Challengers Bangalore kept their cool even after the decision and made it through to the final of the 2016 tournament thanks to AB de Villiers’ heroics. The South African played an impressive knock of 79 from just 47 balls.
He was ably supported by Iqbal Abdulla who scored 33 runs from just 25 balls. Virat Kohli might have failed in the game but he will be looking to win the IPL title for the first time for Bangalore. Kohli is also the leading run-scorer in the tournament with 919 runs in just 15 games.

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