Virat Kohli continued with his masterclass in the third and final T20I against West Indies, which is taking place at Wankhade Stadium in Mumbai. The Indian skipper added another feather to his already illustrious cap.
Team India was asked to bat first after, West Indies won the toss. Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul gave India a power-packed start. Virat Kohli came out to the middle following the fall of Rohit Sharma in the 12th over.
Before the start of the match, Virat Kohli only needed 6 runs to reach 1,000 runs at home in the shortest format of the game. He achieved the milestone in the 14th over with a six off Hayden Walsh. With this, Virat Kohli became the first Indian cricketer to achieve the milestone.
Virat Kohli scored his highest T20I score of 94* in the first T20I to help his side chase down the mammoth total of 208. In the second T20I, Virat Kohli failed to score a big number but he made a strong and power-packed comeback in the final T20I today. He hammered 70 runs in just 29 balls, smashing 7 sixes and 4 fours.
Virat Kohli smashed the West Indies’ bowlers to all the corners of the ground and helped his team score a mammoth total of 240 runs as a target for West Indies.
Soon after Virat Kohli’s blockbuster performances, social media was flooded with amazing reactions on his knock. Fans just can’t stop pouring in praises for the Indian skipper.
Here, are the 12 best tweets on Virat Kohli’s knock in the third T20I against West Indies:
Anyone know if there is something Virat Kohli can't do on a cricket ground?
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) December 11, 2019
Most Indian men score on their wedding night. Kohli is no different. #IndvWI
— Sagar (@sagarcasm) December 11, 2019
Virat Kohli is making the West Indian bowlers pay for making him miss spending time with his wife on their wedding anniversary. #INDvWI
— Pakchikpak Raja Babu (@HaramiParindey) December 11, 2019
Virat Kohli now holds the record to smash fastest fifty by an Indian captain in T20I history…
— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) December 11, 2019
"You don't want to be a doctor checking Virat Kohli's pulse today."
– Harsha Bhogle#INDvWI
— Manya (@CSKian716) December 11, 2019
Kohli giving anniversary gift to Anushka Sharma. Kiss 😍 pic.twitter.com/Z1QL5Zj3ie
— Cricket Freak ❤️ (@naveensurana05) December 11, 2019
21 ball 50 for Virat Kohli! Imagine a batsman striking this well yet messing with his batting spot just to promote youngsters of the game! Virat Kohli is a true leader.
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) December 11, 2019
Virat Kohli has raced to 50 in just 21 balls 🔥
Wankhede is witnessing a batting masterclass here.
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) December 11, 2019
Virat Kohli in the morning on Instagram.
🥰 ❤️ 👩❤️👨 🏩 ♥️ ❣️ 💝 💘 😍
Virat Kohli in the evening on cricket field.
🤬 🏏 🤫 👿 👺 🆘 😠 😤 ✌️
— Trendulkar (@Trendulkar) December 11, 2019
Crazy! Virat Kohli.
There is no such thing as bench-mark for this guy, he is setting it higher every game
— Nikhil 🏏 (@CricCrazyNIKS) December 11, 2019
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) December 11, 2019
— Thalapathy Rishi (@Vijay4lif) December 11, 2019