IPL 2021: Virat Kohli survives major injury scare, continues to field with swollen eye

Virat Kohli survived a major injury scare through the season opener of the 14th version of the Indian Premier League in opposition to Mumbai Indians on Friday. The skipper was hit by the ball on his face through the Mumbai innings, which additionally left his eyes swollen, however the Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper’s dedication remained intact regardless of the blow. 

The second occured within the first supply of the nineteenth over, when Kohli tried to pluck an incoming shot by Krunal Pandya. However, the secure custodian this time failed to maintain onto the ball, because it hit his palms after which his face, below his proper eye, thus explaining the swelling.

However, the RCB skipper continued to play after the blow and even let loose a smile, bringing a sigh of reduction amongst his supporters. Meanwhile, Harshal Patel emerged because the star from RCB dug-out as he went on to full his maiden fifer within the profitable T20 league and helped his aspect limit Mumbai for 159/9 after 20 overs. 

Here is the video of the incident:

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