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Indian Fans Were Joyful As Virat Kohli Completes A Masterful Chase Against Pakistan
By CricShots - Oct 23, 2022 6:22 pm
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The Indian team has commenced have kicked off their T20 World Cup campaign with an outstanding win, outplaying arch-rivals Pakistan in a contest that lived up to the immense hype it had created. The Indian stalwart, Virat Kohli, who is known as a chase master led the charge with an unbeaten knock of 82 runs involving an exhibition of glorious strokes.

Virat Kohli
The chase master – Virat Kohli

India has moved a step forward on their path to glory in the T20 World Cup 2022, registering a nail-biting 4-wicket win over Pakistan in a last-ball thriller. It was an action-packed game at the Melbourne Cricket Ground and the Men in Blue emerged victorious only by the skin of their teeth. Bowling first, they restricted the opposition to 159/8 with Arshdeep Singh starring by scalping three wickets in his maiden World Cup fixture.

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Hardik Pandya also chipped in with three wickets and played a crucial role in curtailing their outburst during the middle overs. The second innings was out-and-out โ€˜The Virat Kohli Showโ€™. The talismanic batter played a match-winning knock of 82 off just 53 balls, lacing the knock with six boundaries and four maximums.

Here is the video of the six Virat Kohli smashed off Haros Rauf:

The wickets kept falling away at the other end but the 33-year-old displayed an array of breathtaking strokes to keep his team in the game throughout. Hardik Pandya played an anchoring knock of 40 off 37 balls but was dismissed in the last over, bringing the chase to a head.

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However, Virat Kohli managed to tilt the game back in Indiaโ€™s favor with a huge maximum off a no-ball before Ravichandran Ashwin hit the winning runs to ensure a four-wicket win for the Asian giants. After such a close contest, Virat Kohli was evidently emotional as he fell to the ground and punched the grass in delight before gratefully looking to the skies for the all-time great knock.

 

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