Even after the injury was aggravated, the RCB captain said that he opened with swollen eyes and bloated face.
Virat Kohli’s injured eye
Injury of players in the match is not new. It hurts But a finger injury. Can be overcome with. If bones are broken, it can be added. But once something happens to the eye, the career of a cricketer can be destroyed. In the very first match of IPL 2021, Virat Kohli narrowly escaped from such a big accident. The incident happened with the captain of RCB in the match against Mumbai Indians, in which his eyes narrowly escaped.
Now you will ask how did this happen. when did it happen. So we will give you this whole incident of the 19th over of Mumbai’s innings. Kyle Jamieson’s over was going on. Virat Kohli was fielding at mid-off. And Krunal Pandya was on strike. Jamieson bowled the ball, which was played by Krunal towards mid-off. It was an easy catch for the captain of RCB. But, the catch that came in the hand was missed and the ball went straight to his mouth.
Kohli – Dem ** r on the eye !! pic.twitter.com/PWZfAGfwVe
– Mahesh (@ mahesh_4you) April 9, 2021
Virat Kohli’s eyes narrowly escaped
The area where the ball was placed was near the eyes. Thankfully, the eye survived. But where there was an injury from the ball, it started showing effect. Virat Kohli got swollen on his face. He was also in pain. Despite this, he continued fielding at that time instead of going off the field. When Mumbai’s innings ended, Virat Kohli, who was going out of the ground, was also seen helping the snow-hit area.
Opening with injured eye
The injury was acute. So everyone was thinking that Kohli will not come down to open at least immediately. But, the RCB captain said that he opened with swollen eyes and bloated face. In this match, Virat Kohli scored 33 runs in 29 balls with 4 fours and played a very important role in his team’s victory.
Ball hit under of Virat Kohli’s eyes. And hope all well, and he is fine. But still he is on the field, he’s dedication level is Unbelievable. pic.twitter.com/avcegZSkE5
— CricketMAN2 (@man4_cricket) April 9, 2021
Thankfully… the injury was not serious
Thankfully, Virat Kohli’s eye injury was not very serious. And now he has almost every possibility to play in the next matches of IPL as well. Mumbai Indians scored 159 runs in 20 overs, batting first in the first match of IPL 2021. Royal Challengers Bangalore achieved this target by losing 8 wickets and managed to win the match by 2 wickets. With the RCB victory, Mumbai’s losing streak in the first match, which has been going on since 2013, also continued here.
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