A fabulous hit of Virat Kohli saw India succeeded against Pakistan in the Super 12 Group-II opener of the T-20 World Cup at MCG on Sunday. Virat Kohli was overwhelmed with his teammates and Captain Rohit Sharma acknowledging the best T-20 knocks during the play.
Virat Kohli restrained his tears, when Hardik Pandya jumped on to him from the behind and struck his cheeks in celebration to one of the greatest knocks the former Indian Captain.
India almost was dead and buried at 31 for 4 wickets, but the former captain Virat Kohli drove India to register tremendous victories against Pakistan. Virat Kohli (82 off 53 balls) and Pandya (40 off 37) scored with a century stand and unleashed the hits after 10 overs to towards the end, the target was reduced to 48 from 18 balls with a flurry of boundaries.
Kohli struck three boundaries of Shaheen Shah Afridi in the 18th, the first of which brought his fifty in 43 balls, before signing off the 19 with successive sixes off Haris Rauf, the second was a majestic flick over deep fine leg.
Requiring 16 of last over off spinner Mohammed Nawaz, Hardik lost his wicket in the next ball prior to Virat Kohli smashed six off a no-ball and then ran three byes off a free hit of Nawas following the ball deflected down to deep third.