Virat Kohli is known for outstanding batting and tremendous fielding. He’s the leading run-scorer (21,788) amongst the current slot of active players in international cricket.
Kohli scored maximum runs (20,960) in the past decade (2009-2019) and grabbed maximum catches in the period (234). Apart from these credentials, the Indian-captain is also famous for his high-voltage attitude in the outfield. Due to this, the 31-year-old is often found using some cuss words.
There is a specific cuss word in Hindi, which bears similarities to the pronunciation of Ben Stokes’ name. So, whenever the term is used, it’s the English cricketer, who ends up getting mentions on social media. Stokes knows about it as well, and once he jokingly threatened to delete his Twitter account.
This time the England all-rounder didn’t wait for anyone else to draw similarities with Kohli’s famous cuss word and his name as he replied to a question posted by ESPNcricinfo on Twitter.
ESPNcricinfo, asked a question: “If you were on the phone with Virat Kohli, what would you tell him?”
If you were on the phone with Virat Kohli, what would you tell him? pic.twitter.com/IKJfe82rpX
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) February 3, 2020
The England cricketer came up with a hilarious reply, which quickly went viral on Twitter. He wrote his name and left users to guess what he meant.
“Ben Stokes,” if you know you know, tweeted Stokes.
“Ben Stokes” if you know you know https://t.co/xgZtYFQAoR
— Ben Stokes (@benstokes38) February 3, 2020
The England team is currently on tour of South Africa, where they have dominated in the recently concluded four-match Test series. The visitors defeated the hosts by 3-1. Stokes had an outstanding outing as he ended up being the third-highest run-getter in the series behind Quinton de Kock and Dominic Sibley. Stokes scored 318 runs in seven innings at an average of 45.43.
Here’s how netizens reacted on Twitter:
Ben Stokes: pic.twitter.com/evqsPA1dVC
— Sir-Kid (@ooobhaishab) February 3, 2020
— Right Arm Over (@RightArmOver_) February 3, 2020
Sahi kaha Ben stokes 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/wB4G2Q1S63
— HUNTSMAN🐇 (@hp_mode2) February 3, 2020
— Dexter (@MunnaKaTunna) February 3, 2020
— CAP18 (@imVinaykohli) February 3, 2020