The Indian skipper Virat Kohli proved why he is hailed as the modern-day legend of this day after he made a stunning comeback into the game. During the 2nd T20I match against England, Virat played an instrumental role and took his team to victory to level the ongoing 5-match T20I series against England.
Virat, who has been on the receiving end of criticism, also marked his return to form. He walked out to bat with all-guns-blazing after team India had already lost KL Rahul at 0/1. Kohli first joined hands with the young and talented debutant Ishan Kishan for a 94-run stand before he getting to the landmark with a boundary.
Later, after Ishan was dismissed out for LBW, Virat and Rishabh Pant took the match by storm and after Pant fell for a 13-ball 26, Iyer joined Kohli. Though the run-rate had come down to less than six, but Kohli soon brought up his with a six in the over.
Kohli played a stunning knock of 73 runs, where he smashed 5 fours and 3 sixes, including the winning sixer.
Meanwhile, as soon as Kohli smashed the winning six, a wave of happiness went through the fans and social media was already flooded with reactions from Twitterati on this. Several cricketers, experts, and fans took to their Twitter to applaud the stunning comeback of the Indian skipper. Fans on social media are trolling the critics and haters of Virat Kohli with hilarious memes.
Here, check out the reactions of Twitterati to the stunning comeback made by the Indian skipper. Have a look:
The FIRST to get to 3000 runs in t20i cricket (he seals it with a 6). The name is #KOHLI.. The undisputed KING! He finished with a flourish
India win by 7 wkts with 13 balls left. Dominant win ??#INDvsENG #ViratKohli
— Kaushik LM (@LMKMovieManiac) March 14, 2021
Form is Temporary
Class Is Permanent #ViratKohli #INDvENG pic.twitter.com/aXGSeqsXJQ
— AB De Fans Trends™ (@AbdeFansTrends) March 14, 2021
Another Day Another Record:
Fastest to 12000 international runs as captain:#ViratKohli – 226 innings
Ricky Ponting – 282 innings
Graeme Smith – 294 innings#INDvENG pic.twitter.com/xn54CwIys8
— Tamil Viratians ? (@Tamil_Viratians) March 14, 2021
Virat Kohli finish match with six
Meanwhile ms dhoni: pic.twitter.com/tIKN00pALR
— Vɩĸʌsʜ Jʌɗʜʌv (@garreeeeb_memer) March 14, 2021
? Fastest To Score 1⃣2⃣0⃣0⃣0⃣ International Runs As Captain.
? First Ever Cricketer To Score 3⃣0⃣0⃣0⃣ T20I Runs.
? Batsman With Most Half-Centuries In T20 Internationals. @imVkohli • #INDvENG • #ViratKohli pic.twitter.com/IN4RGyZHWw
— ViratGang (@ViratGang) March 14, 2021
Most number of T20 half centuries ?
26th – 50
Captain leading from the front ?@imVkohli || #INDvsENGpic.twitter.com/dmITCNzQIr
— Troll RCB Haters (@Troll_RCBHaters) March 14, 2021
*Virat Kohli hits half century*#INDvENG pic.twitter.com/QiKkFKaS4Q
— DJ (@djaywalebabu) March 14, 2021
Kohli to all the haters: pic.twitter.com/GOd4g0KgaE
— Aarohi Tripathy ?? (@aarohi_vns) March 14, 2021