What a day it was for the Indian skipper Virat Kohli yesterday, as he showed a different facet for his thrilling show with the bat and couldn’t have chosen a better day for the same than his second wedding anniversary. It was a thrilling game at Wankhede last night as team India won the third and decider T20I beating West Indies by 67 runs.
Virat Kohli continued with his masterclass in the decider T20I final against West Indies. Virat 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. He hammered 70 runs in just 29 balls, smashing 7 sixes and 4 fours.
In the post-match ceremony, Virat Kohli dedicated the series win to his wife Anushka Sharma. Calling the series win as his “special win”, Virat Kohli said:
“It was a pretty special innings and also being our second wedding anniversary, it was a special gift. It was a special night and one of the best innings I have played,”
The Indian skipper also praised KL Rahul, who gave a thrilling performance last night. KL Rahul made everyone sit on the edge of their seats with his thrilling knock of 91 runs, he smashed 9 fours and 4 sixes. Praising his knock, Kohli said:
“We had spoken a lot. It was about going out on the field and executing. I had the opportunity to do something different, which I don’t usually do. I told KL to stay on till the end, and said I’ll try and smash a few,”
Talking about how his role becomes crucial, Virat Kohli said:
“I know that I can contribute in all formats, it’s about putting your mind to it. My role becomes crucial, because I have to play two roles. I’m trying to be able to play like this as well,”