Bengaluru, June 10: Superstar batsmen AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli collected ducks in the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy 2017 and cricket fans around the world are blaming one person for having “cursed” the duo. CT 17 special site; Schedule; Photos; Points Table First it was South African captain De Villiers, who was dismissed for a golden duck against Pakistan on June 7. The next day, June 8, Kohli followed his Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team-mate in not troubling the scorers.
However, he faced 5 deliviers against Sri Lanka before heading back to the pavilion for a nought. Kansas shooting: Prosecutors call murder of Indian engineer ‘hate crime’ Champions Trophy: New Zealand Vs Bangladesh: Hatke moments of the match Manchester airport terminal evacuated after suspicious bag found Featured Posts Now, fans on social media have come up with a strange reason for De Villiers and Kohli’s failures. They are blaming a Pakistani journalist.
Pakistani sports anchor and analyst Zainab Abbas has been under attack on the micro-blogging website Twitter as fans feel she is the reason behind the batting pair’s ducks. Virat Kohli Dismissed For Duck – India VS Srilanka 00:00 / 01:25 Zainab had clicked selfies with both De Villiers and Kohli during the Champions Trophy. And this is the “curse” that has affected the duo, according to netizens. She posted the picture with Kohli on Twitter and the one with South African right-hander on her Facebook account. Both De Villiers and Kohli will come face to face tomorrow (June 11) as India and South Africa meet in a virtual quarter-final.