Ian Healy Takes a Jibe at Virat Kohli & the Internet Revolts

Ian Healy took a jibe at Virat Kohli over sledging. Here’s how Twitteratti gave it back to him in style.

Ian Healy said that he is ‘losing respect’ for Indian skipper Virat Kohli, and the Internet couldn’t help but find it rich coming from an Aussie cricketer, given their track record of sledging. It’s as if he was almost asking for the trolling that ensued.

Ian Healy Loses Respect For Virat Kohli:

Apart from being a nail-biting game, there was a lot going on the field to keep the onlookers hooked and entertained – be it Ishant Sharma’s funny face when mimicking, or Virat Kohli’s constant sledging at the Australians ongoing second cricket Test.

Here’s how Ian Healy reacted to it.

Ian Healy to Melbourne radio station SENThe pressure is starting to tell on (Kohli). I’m losing respect for him. He’s got to be a lot more respectful of his opponents. The stuff he did with Steve Smith was unacceptable.

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Dear Healy, Why The Double Standard?

Twitteratti, of course, were quick to point out that Aussies have been pioneers in sledging. The trolling that ensued was unavoidable.

Dear Healy, Aussies Are Pioneers In Sledging. Here’s a Reminder:

Some diligent men-in-blue fans even dug up old article to give Healy a gentle reminder of their own glorious past with sledging. Some also featured Healy himself.

And how can we forget this: