Australian Media Compared Virat Kohli To Animals In An Extremely Racist Post

Written By : AIR Staff

After Virat Kohli slammed Steve Smith for his DRS tactics, a section of Australian media comes down heavily on the Indian skipper. Virat Kohli has been nominated by Fox Sports Australia for the ‘Vettel of the Week’ award.

This time, Fox Sports Australia seems to have had a brain fade. On Friday night, while running a poll on their official Facebook page for their ‘Vettel of the Week’ contest, the media house asked its fans to vote between a puppy, a panda, a kitten and India captain Virat Kohli.

The post’s caption read: “Recent events have prompted a return of our Vettel of The Week award. Kids, ask your grandparents. The rest of you know the drill,” with the four images put up in the form of a collage and different emoticons assigned for each face.

The Vettel of the week award was started in 2013 by Fox Sports Australia when Sebastien Vettel just snatched the pole position from Mark Webber.

This all happened after Kohli slammed Steve Smith for looking to the dressing room for a call on a review. The BCCI even lodged a complaint after the ICC took no action. However, the complaint was withdrawn when the Boards made peace.

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