New Delhi: King Kohli showed his mettle in the match played between India and Bangladesh on Wednesday. He became the world’s No. 1 batsman with the highest run-scorer in the T20 World Cup. Kohli achieved this position leaving behind Mahela Jayawardene. However, once again his fierce avatar was seen on the field.
The view in the 16th over
This sight was seen on the sixth ball of the 16th over. As soon as Hasan Mahmood bowled the ball to Kohli, the ball bounced and became a bouncer. Kohli tried to play this ball towards square leg, seeing the ball being a bouncer, Kohli’s mind was baffled, he said as soon as he played the ball – it should be a no ball. Kohli was moving forward indicating that suddenly Shakib Al Hasan came in front of him.
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After playing short pitch delivery Virat Kohli asked the umpire that it’s a no ball while Shakib didn’t like it and at the end both hugged each other. What a moment of the game, Indian legend & Bangladeshi super star together. #INDvsBAN #INDvBAN #T20WorldCup pic.twitter.com/RaFaATb4pH
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Shakib, who had confronted Kohli, started saying something to the umpire. Then Kohli tried to convince him that it was a no ball, after which Shakib also started arguing with him. However then both of them laughed and patted their backs and moved on. Umpire Erasmus called it a no-ball considering it to be the second bouncer of the over. There was a free hit on the next ball, but Karthik could take only one run of leg bye. Kohli has raised his voice regarding the no ball in the match against Pakistan.
Team India win by 5 runs
Team India won this match by 5 runs. Batting first, the Indian team scored 184 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. Virat Kohli contributed an unbeaten 64 while KL Rahul scored a brilliant fifty. Due to rain during the match, the target of 151 runs in 16 overs was given by DLS method. Bangladesh team could score only 145 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. After winning this match, Team India has reached the top with 6 points. The next match of the Indian team will be against Zimbabwe on 6 November.