Virat Kohli scored a superb half-century and even took a uncommon wicket as India defeated Netherlands of their remaining Cricket World Cup 2023 league stage match on Sunday. Following the match, Kohli returned to Mumbai together with spouse Anushka Sharma and daughter Vamika forward of his aspect’s semifinal conflict towards New Zealand. In a video going viral on social media. Kohli was seen exiting the Mumbai airport and when paparazzi and followers tried to click on his footage, he obliged across the gate of the airport however refused any footage close to the automobile as his daughter was inside. “Yahi pe karlo, gaadi ke paas nahi(Do it right here, not close to the automobile). Subhe subhe uthke aye hai please(Please, it’s extremely early within the morning).” The cricketer additionally mentioned, “Aree beti ko ghar leke jaana hai(I’ve to take my daughter house).”
Iyer (128 not out) and Rahul (102) placed on 208 runs to information India to 410-4.
India then employed 9 bowlers, together with part-timers Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, to dismiss the Dutch for 250 within the match’s concluding league match in Bengaluru.
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The hosts will face New Zealand within the first semi-final in Mumbai on Wednesday adopted by the second last-four conflict between Australia and South Africa the subsequent day in Kolkata.
“We targeted on one sport. We’re taking part in in (9) completely different venues and play accordingly and that is what we did,” Rohit mentioned of the proper league stage.
“Very happy at how we have performed in these 9 video games. Very scientific from sport one to immediately.”
He added: “We’re taking part in in India, there will likely be expectation. We needed to do the job at hand. It is one factor to speak about it however for everybody to purchase into it is vitally necessary.”
Iyer smashed his first World Cup ton in a match the place all of the top-five Indian batsmen went previous the fifty mark on a batting-friendly pitch.
He reached his hundred — his fourth in ODI cricket — off 84 balls. He ended with 10 fours and 5 sixes.
Bengaluru-born Rahul raced to his ton with two sixes for the quickest Indian hundred in World Cups off 62 balls.
He departed 4 balls later as India fell wanting their highest ever World Cup complete of 413-5 v Bermuda in 2007.
Kohli reached his half century however fell for 51, silencing the gang who had been anticipating the star batsman’s fiftieth ODI ton after he equalled Sachin Tendulkar‘s report of 49 within the group’s earlier win over South Africa.
Skipper Rohit, who hit 61, and Shubman Gill laid the foundations for the full in a gap stand of 100 with the pair hitting common boundaries.
(With AFP inputs)
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