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Kohli turns peacemaker to douse Ashwin-Anderson fire

James Anderson (left) with Virat Kohli in Mumbai

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Virat Kohli adopted an uncharacteristic role as peacemaker on Monday (December 12) when the India captain acted to pacify an angry exchange between off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and England paceman James Anderson on the final day of the fourth Test. The incident occurred when England number 11 Anderson walked out to bat and was greeted by a volley of angry words by Ashwin, whose views were echoed by his teammates in the innings and 36 runs victory for the hosts. Ashwin appeared irked by Anderson’s comments on Sunday that Kohli’s technique was not being thoroughly tested on the docile pitches in…

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