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Kohli dubbed ‘most disliked’ cricketer thanks to unsporting antics

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While not contravening ICC rules, the 33-year-old came off as purely arrogant and lacking in sportsmanship.

Virat Kohli who made scores of 11 and 20 in the match, as a fielder was constantly in the faces of the English batsmen throughout the Test match and was guilty of a number of inappropriate send-offs. Picture: Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix

Centurion – India lost the fifth and final Test to hosts England in Birmingham on Wednesday, and they fell to defeat without grace as demonstrated by former captain Virat Kohli.

Kohli who made scores of 11 and 20 in the match, as a fielder was constantly in the faces of the English batsmen throughout the Test match and was guilty of a number of inappropriate send-offs.

While not contravening ICC rules, the 33-year-old came off as arrogant and lacking in sportsmanship.

England scored a mammoth 378/3 in the fourth innings to claim a seven wicket victory, and inflict a humiliating defeat on Kohli and his India team.

Piers Morgan was particularly scathing.

The rest of Twitter did not take kindly to the antics of Kohli.

Others said Kohli’s behaviour was just plain embarrassing.

One user couldn’t understand how Kohli has any fans at all.

While Kohli struggles for form at the moment, he remains on of the most accomplished batsmen in the game with 27 Test centuries and a batting average of 49.53. However, it’s because Kohli is so accomplished that his behaviour is so galling for many.

Another described Kohli as insufferable.

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