Virat Kohli’s fans let out a sigh of relief as Royal Challengers Bangalore return to bat. Former RCB captain Kohli was nicknamed ‘King Kohli’ as he won the match-winning knock of 73 to keep his team alive in IPL 2022. Kohli hit eight fours and two sixes and looked like a million. The Bucks are on track to add a century partnership with their leader Faf du Plessis. In the end, the RCB defeated the Gujarat Titans by eight wickets with eight balls remaining. RCB played the perfect IPL match, Kohli came to the fore. (Also Read – Virat Kohli has responded to the suggestion of taking a break: ‘There is one person who accurately quoted it’.)
Kohli, who won the second half-century of the season, claimed that he worked hard at the Nets for the match. Kohli has tolerated the careless IPL by getting off to three golden ducks before getting out or going soft. On Thursday, however, neither of those matters as the vintage Kohli took over the proceedings at Wankhede Stadium and played a more Kohli-esque knock.
View: Kohli, who stopped Hardik in the run-up, has given the GT hero an animated response
“It was an important match. I was disappointed that I didn’t do much for my team, and not the stats. It just haunts me. Today is a game that I can impact on the team. It puts us in a good position, you have expectations from your performances. You have to keep perspective. “I worked really hard. I batted for 90 minutes. Stop at the Nets yesterday,” Kohli said at the post-match presentation.
In an ad by Mohammed Shami, Kohli followed his first boundary with a laughed cover drive after two deliveries and said I knew it was going to be his night. “With Shami’s first shot, I thought I could hit length balls on the fielder’s head.
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