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Babar Azam 61 Runs Away From Breaking Another Big Virat Kohli Record
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Babar Azam 61 Runs Away From Breaking Another Big Virat Kohli Record

File image of Virat Kohli and Babar Azam together© TwitterBabar Azam and Virat Kohli are currently two of the most talented batters in the world. That they represent Pakistan and India, two countries where cricket is fervently followed, means that their popularity often hits the roof. Kohli entered the international scene much earlier than Babar and has several records to his name. However, Babar is gaining fast pace and has broken several of Kohli's records. The Pakistan cricket team captain has a chance to break yet another record of Kohli on Wednesday.Kohli became the fastest batter to 3000 T20I runs during England's tour of India in 2021. He reached the mark in 81 innings. Babar has a chance to break that record in the fifth-T20I against England in Karachi.The 27-year-old Babar...
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“Power Game Is Back…”: Ex-India Star On How Virat Kohli Turned The Tide

Virat Kohli has got back his "power game" and things have started falling in place for him ahead of the T20 World Cup, feels former India Test cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar, Kohli had endured a lean patch for nearly three years before he decided to take a month-long mental health break while reinventing himself during last month's Asia Cup. He finished as India's highest run-getter and since then continued his good form in the just-concluded T20Is against Australia, where his half-century in the series decider gave glimpses of vintage Kohli that the fans have been yearning to see."See, right from the Asia Cup every match that he got runs, not just the runs, there was some improvement coming. I think the power game is back, he's trusting his power game. There was a time when he was gettin...
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“A Guy Who Knows…”: Virat Kohli Explains Suryakumar Yadav’s Batting Strategy

IND vs AUS: Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav put on a 104-run partnership.© BCCIVirat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav were the architects of India's thrilling chase of 187 against Australia that sealed the T20I series for them in Hyderabad on Sunday. The two put up a 104-run partnership, with Suryakumar smashing 69 off 36 and Virat Kohli anchoring India with his 48-ball 63. Speaking after the match, Kohli hailed Suryakumar and said he has the game for any situation, and that he has been in terrific form in the last six months."It's absolute clarity in what he wants to do. He has the game to bat at any sort of situation, in any conditions," Kohli said after the match in Hyderabad."He has shown that already. He got a hundred in England. He has batted beautifully in the Asia Cup as well. Here ...
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IND vs AUS, 3rd T20I: Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav Set Up Series-Clinching Win For India

Virat Kohli's scintillating strokeplay found its match in maverick Suryakumar Yadav's batting pyrotechnics as the duo fashioned India's series- clinching six-wicket win over Australia in the third and final T20 International in Hyderabad on Sunday. Kohli (63 off 48 balls) and Suryakumar (69 off 36 balls) shared a 104-run partnership to lay the platform for the Indian victory. India won the three-match series 2-1. Cameron Green (52) scored upfront while Tim David (54) provided the final flourish as Australia posted 186 for six after being invited to bat.With the pitch offering grip and turn, Axar Patel(3/33) picked up three wickets, while also executing a sensational run out. Yuzvendra Chahal (1/22) was also in his element, bowling an economical spell.Chasing 187, India didn't have t...
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“Most Beautiful Sporting Picture Ever”: Virat Kohli On Rafael Nadal Crying Alongside Roger Federer

Roger Federer's career in professional tennis came to an end on Friday as he played his last match at the Laver Cup. The 41-year-old played a doubles match alongside long-time rival Rafael Nadal. however, he did not have a fairytale ending as the duo stumbled to a defeat. After the match, Federer was in tears and was seen getting emotional. Nadal, also could not hold back his tears and the picture of the duo getting emotional in tandem is now going viral.India batter Virat Kohli also reacted to the viral picture, and he took to Twitter to say: "Who thought rivals can feel like this towards each other. That's the beauty of sport. This is the most beautiful sporting picture ever for me. When your companions cry for you , you know why you've been able to do with your god given talent. ...
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“After Scoring A 100…”: Ex-Captain On Why He Picked Virat Kohli For Team India In 2008

File photo of Virat Kohli© AFPVirat Kohli is currently a giant in Indian cricket. He not only has the second-most number of tons in international cricket (71) but is also considered one of the greatest ever in Indian cricket. From an early age, he showed promise. He led India to the 2008 U-19 World Cup triumph and in the same year made his ODI debut. Former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar was the chairman of selectors back then and recounted why he picked a young Kohli for the senior India Team.Vengsarkar, a prolific batter in his playing days, talked about an India A match against New Zealand A in 2008."It is the vision of selectors. It's not that he scored a 100, but what I admired about him that when I asked him to open the innings, he said 'Ok, I will open the innings". India we...
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“In Men’s Sport…”: Ricky Ponting Hails Virat Kohli For Dedicating 71st Ton To Wife Anushka Sharma

Team India failed to qualify for the final of the Asia Cup 2022, due to a below-par performance in the Super 12 stage. Despite the failure, the Rohit Sharma-led side and the cricket fans got a moment to cherish for their lifetime and that was star batter Virat Kohli's much-awaited 71st century. This milestone was achieved during the Super 12 clash against Afghanistan, where he smashed an unbeaten 122 off just 61 balls. Before this, he had last hit a century in November 2019. Following his knock, Virat had taken a moment to appreciate his wife, actress Anushka Sharma and his daughter for being his pillars in tough times."Last two and a half years have taught me a lot. I am going to turn 34 in November. So, those celebrations are a thing of the past. Actually, I was bit shocked. This w...