Virat Kohli was left surprised after he was dismissed by Pat Cummins through the Cricket World Cup 2023 closing between India and Australia on the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Sunday. Kohli performed a gritty knock of 54 from 63 deliveries to regular the Indian innings after they misplaced the wickets of Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill and Shreyas Iyer. This was the ninth fifty-plus rating for the star Indian cricket staff batter who slammed 4 boundaries. Nevertheless, his keep on the crease got here to an finish because of a wanting the size ball from Cummins. Kohli ended up getting a giant inside edge because the ball crashed into the stumps. The gang was left surprised as Australian gamers celebrated round Kohli and his spouse Anushka Sharma‘s shocked response after the dismissal has gone viral on social media.
Earlier than the beginning of the match, Kohli acquired cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar‘s quantity ’10’ jersey.
The ‘Grasp Blaster’ despatched his Blue jersey which he wore in his final ODI match in opposition to Pakistan in 2012.
The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) took to their official X (previously Twitter) account and shared photos of the second when Kohli acquired the legendary jersey.
“A special day & a particular pre-match second. Sachin Tendulkar 2011 and Virat Kohli 2023,” BCCI wrote on X.
Earlier on Wednesday, Kohli surpassed Sachin Tendulkar to turn into the primary participant within the historical past of ODI cricket to attain 50 centuries. Moments later Virat’s gesture stole the present as he bowed to Sachin who was applauding within the stands witnessing the star batter breaking his report.
Virat scored 117 in 113 balls within the first semi-final match in opposition to New Zealand.
His knock consisted 9 fours and two sixes. Virat scored his runs at a strike price of over 103. He was finally dismissed by Tim Southee.
The previous India skipper has scored the best variety of runs in a Cricket World Cup version, going previous Sachin’s report of 673 runs within the 2003 version of the match.
(With ANI inputs)
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