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Kohli’s ‘mic drop’ gesture adds to the spectacle, says Root

BIRMINGHAM: England captain Joe Root took Virat Kohli’s “mic drop” gesture in good spirit and said the India skipper’s mocking imitation of him had added to the spectacle of test cricket. England were cruising at 216 for the loss of three wickets on the opening day of the first test on Wednesday when an ill-judged call by Jonny Bairstow led to Root being run out on 80 following a brilliant throw by Kohli. Kohli celebrated the dismissal with a “mic drop” gesture, pretending to drop an imaginary microphone, just as Root…