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5 qualities of Virat Kohli, which weighed heavily on Pakistani bowling, exposed them

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Virat Kohli played an innings of 82 not out
India beat Pakistan by 4 wickets

New Delhi. Virat Kohli has regained his old rhythm. This is also a warning for other teams in the T20 World Cup (T20 World Cup 2021). India defeated Pakistan by 4 wickets on the last ball in a thrilling match (IND vs PAK). With this, the team also took revenge for the defeat in the last T20 World Cup by 10 wickets. Playing first in the match, Pakistan scored 159 runs for 8 wickets. In reply, India won the match by making the target 160 for 6 wickets. Kohli remained unbeaten on 82 off 53 balls. This is the 34th half-century of his T20 International career. A century has also been scored. Let us tell you those 5 qualities of Kohli, due to which he alone overshadowed Pakistan.

First: If the wicket fell, then gradually increased the innings
The team had lost 4 wickets for 31 runs while chasing the target. After this, Kohli progressed the innings slowly. After 10 overs, the team’s score was 45 runs for 4 wickets. Then Kohli was playing 12 runs off 21 balls. During this he did not set a single boundary.

Second: then caught the momentum
In the 12th over, India started trying to increase the run rate. In Mohammad Nawaz’s over, Hardik Pandya hit 2 and Kohli hit a six. After this, till the 15th over, he hit at least one boundary in every over. In the last 5 overs, India had to score 60 runs to win.

Third: Experience shown at critical juncture
India had to score 28 runs off 8 balls in the last ball. The 19th over was bowled by fast bowler Haris Rauf. Till then he had given only 24 runs in 3.4 overs. After this, Kohli brought the match to level by hitting 2 sixes in the last 2 balls. On this, former Indian legend Sunil Gavaskar said that if he had to score 20 to 22 runs in the last over, then it would have been difficult for the team. 2 sixes in the 19th over were the most important.

Fourth: Didn’t lose patience when Pandya got out
India had to score 16 runs in the last 6 balls. Hardik Pandya got out on the first ball. In such a situation, the Indian team came under pressure. Karthik took a run on the second ball. Kohli took 2 runs on the third ball. That is, 13 runs were to be scored in 3 balls, but Kohli did not lose patience. Hit a six off the fourth ball. It was a noball as well.

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Fifth: Team confidence came in handy
Virat Kohli was not in some good form before T20 Asia Cup. In such a situation, many experts were asking to field Suryakumar Yadav at number-3 in his place. But the captain and coach showed faith in him. Kohli also lived up to his belief at a crucial juncture.

Tags: IND vs PAK, India Vs Pakistan, Pakistan, T20 World Cup, T20 World Cup 2022, Team India, Virat Kohli

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