Mohali, March 28: While India's cricket supporters celebrated
Virat Kohli's match-winning knock of unbeaten 82 against Australia
at the PCA Stadium here on Sunday (March 27), sports journalists
were having a difficult time with the pen.
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According to the scribes, they were running out of adjectives to describe Kohli's consistent performance in batting.
A young sports journalist rote in a Facebook post that one needs to search for new words and phrases for Kohli as everything else has been used. "How about coming up with some new headlines since we had enough of play with words like Virat Victory or V for Virat," he said.
Reflecting similar sentiments, another senior journalist said adjectives do not make any sense and it is getting tough to write about Kohli. He is throwing challenges to cricket writers, the journalist said.
The Indian media is facing a problem that it hadn't even during when the great Sachin Tendulkar played. Is Kohli indeed so special that his performance has seen the writers at a loss of words or has the Indian media overused the skill of using superlatives to describe heroics?