After dismissing India skipper Virat Kohli in the final of the 2017 ICC World Test Championship in Southampton, New Zealand’s fast-rising fast bowler Kyle Jamieson was struck by a surge of harsh remarks from supporters on social media.
Jamieson bowled a peach of a delivery on the third day of the rain-affected match to trap Kohli lbw on 44.
Others chastised the so-called fans for singling out Jamieson and his mother simply because the Kiwi pacer had beaten Kohli.
In their first innings, India were bowled out for 217 runs, with Ajinkya Rahane and Virat Kohli hitting the most runs. On 49, Rahane was caught in a short-ball trap, the highest individual score in the Indian innings. In response, New Zealand got off to a good start, with Tom Latham and Devon Connway putting on 70 runs in 34.2 overs. India, on the other hand, was able to retaliate with lat strikes, dismissing both the
Rain caused the first day of the WTC final to be rained out without a toss. The match, though, finally got going on Day 2 when India was given the opportunity to bat.