WATCH – Virat Kohli And Rohit Sharma Puts Windies Bowler On Remand
By CricShots - Oct 21, 2018 7:57 pm
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Team India is currently locking horns with the Windies for the first ODI of the ongoing five-match series in Guwahati. After winning the toss, the Indian skipper, Virat Kohli decided to bowl first and they have also handed a debut cap to the young Rishabh Pant. Even after very long the men in blue entered the field with three specialist fast bowlers in the XI with Khaleel Ahmed, Mohammed Shami, and Umesh Yadav’s inclusion, while Yuzvendra Chahal and Ravindra Jadeja were the two spinners. Windies scored 322 runs in their quota of 50 overs.

Virat Kohli playing on-drive

Despite the fact that Team India faced an early blow as Shikhar Dhawan was dismissed in the second over of the chase Kohli and Rohit Sharma unleashed themselves by scoring in the six over of the 2nd innings which was bowled by the debutant Oshane Thomas, who also took the wicket of Dhawan.

However, on the third bowl of the overs, Virat got a boundary while jabbing a short bowl outside off and the the bowl took the edge only to go towards the the third man boundary for four. On the very next ball, Thomas bowled a fierce delivery as 147ks on Kohli’s pads and Virat Virat shuffled across to flicks it neatly to the midwicket boundary, it was a pure class from the Indian skipper, who took a triple on the next ball.

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On the final bowl of the over, it was Rohit Sharma who punished the bowler. Thomas bowled a hip-high short bowl on the middle at 146ks and Rohit used the pace of the Jamaican to his advantage and smashed a six over the backward square leg boundary. It was a Rohit special.

Here is the video of the happenings: