Virat Kohli gets out in bizarre fashion; Full list of Indian batsmen out hit-wicket in Test cricket

Indian skipper Virat Kohli was dismissed in a bizarre fashion on day 4 of the 1st Test against England being played at Rajkot.

Kohli played a pull shot to England’s leg-spinner Adil Rashid on the third ball of the 120th over and in process went back. His left foot touched the leg-stump resulting in the bails being dislodged.


He was out hit-wicket on the score of 40 off 95 balls, joining a list of 21 other Indian batsmen who got dismissed in this manner.

Here is the list of Indian batsmen out hit-wicket in Test cricket:


1. Lala Amarnath – 13 runs (1949, Vs West Indies in Chennai)
2. Madhav Apte – 30 (1953, Vs WI in Georgetown)
3. Naren Tamhane – 5 (1959, Vs WI in Delhi)
4. Chandu Borde – 96 (1959, Vs WI in Delhi)
5. Budhi Kunderan – 2 (1960, Vs Australia in Mumbai, Brabourne Stadium)
6. Dilip Sardesai – 28 (1961, Vs England in Kanpur)
7. Vijay Manjrekar – 0 (1962, Vs WI in Port of Spain)
8. Hanumant Singh – 0 (1965, Vs New Zealand in Mumbai, Brabourne Stadium)
9. ML Jaisimha – 1 (1965, Vs NZ in New Delhi)
10. Syed Abid Ali – 78 (1968, Vs Australia in Sydney)
11. Madan Lal – 7 (1974, Vs England in Manchester)
12. Vinoo Mankad – 43 (1974, Vs England in Birmingham)
13. Brijesh Patel – 21 (1977, Vs England in Kolkata)
14. Dilip Vengsarkar – 48 (1977, Vs Australia in Brisbane)
15. Mohinder Amarnath – 20 (1978, Vs Pakistan in Lahore)
16. M Amarnath – 2 (1979, Vs Australia in Mumbai)
17. M Amarnath – 37 (1984, Vs Pakistan in Faisalabad)
18. Kiran More – 6 (1989, Vs WI in Kingston)
19. Nayan Mongia – 34 (1994, Vs WI in Mohali)
20. Shiv Sunder Das – 39 (2001, Vs Australia in Kolkata)
21. VVS Laxman – 130 (2002, Vs WI in St. John’s)
22. Virat Kohli – 40 (2016, Vs England in Rajkot)


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