IPL 2024: ‘Can you get Virat Kohli out for us?’ ‘Yes Sir’- and Siddharth delivered | Cricket News


Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) head coach justin langer praised the young spinner Manimaran Siddharth Star Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) batsman to claim the prized wicket Virat Kohli During the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the two teams at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Tuesday.
Siddharth got his first IPL wicket by dismissing Kohli, joining the esteemed company of bowlers who have made the legendary right-handed batsman their first IPL victim.

Kohli looked in great form, scoring 22 runs in 15 balls, which included two fours and a brilliant straight six. However, Siddharth bowled a slower ball which spun away from Kohli, causing him to mistime his shot and was caught by Devdutt Padikkal, giving LSG the first breakthrough and a batting collapse.

In a video shared by LSG on X, Langer recalled the discussion he had with the young bowler regarding Virat's dismissal.
“Never talked to him before. I saw him bowling the arm ball and I said, 'Hey Sid, you think you'll get Virat out for us.' He says, 'Yes sir'. And look what he does, he catches it out,” Langer said and the dressing room erupted in applause for Siddharth.

Siddharth joins the prestigious group of bowlers who have got their first wicket in the IPL as the iconic Kohli joins them.
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A total of 10 bowlers including Ashok Dinda, Ashish Nehra, Albie Morkel, Chetanya Nanda, Doug Bracewell, Jasprit Bumrah, Mitchell McClenaghan, Harpreet Brar, Dewald Brevis and now Siddharth have managed to dismiss Virat for his opening IPL wicket.
LSG (181 for 5) beat RCB (153 all out) by 28 runs in Bengaluru on Tuesday.
(With ANI inputs)

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