Watch Video: Virat Kohli blows a kiss towards centurion Jonny Bairstow after the England batsman's dismissal

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Sunday, July 03, 2022, 07:38 PM IST
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Virat Kohli made a special gesture Jonny Bairstow on Day Three of the rescheduled fifth Test between England and India on Sunday.

The star batsman was seen blowing kisses at Bairstow, who scored a gritty 140-ball 106 to rescue England.

The gesture comes after Kohli and Bairstow were involved in a heated exchange during the match.

Bairstow shed his cautious behaviour from Saturday for embracing the aggressive avatar associated with him under England's newly-invented BazBall effect on Sunday.

The right-handed batsman scored his third ton in the last three Tests. He scored a match-winning 136 in the second Test against New Zealand and followed it with 162 in the third Test against Kiwis in the recently concluded Test series, which England won 3-0.

Earlier, resuming Day 3 at 84/5, Bairstow and Ben Stokes anchored the innings with some fantastic shots. The duo stitched a 50-run partnership and thrashed Indian bowlers at every corner of the ground.

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