Feb 28th Down the years,Kohli’s Fantastic Strokeplay
On this day in 2012 Virat Kohli’s Fine Batting Display
Virat Kohli more suitable his growing fame as a hunter of targets with a sublime 133 off 86 deliveries in opposition to Sri Lanka on the Bellerive Oval in Hobart that integrated a brutal onslaught on Lasith Malinga. India needed to chase 320 in 40 overs to entertain any hopes of qualifying for the finals of the Commonwealth bank tri-series and were given a brisk start with the aid of openers Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag. Kohli walked into bat on the fall of Tendulkar’s wicket at 86 for 2 within the 10th over. Straightaway, he went about peppering the quick square boundaries along with his luxurious strokeplay.He added one hundred fifteen for the third wicket with Gautam Gambhir before going into overdrive in a rapid 120-run unbeaten stand with Suresh Raina. India accomplished the historic chase in 36.4 overs with the highlight being Kohli taking 24 in an over off Lasith Malinga. Unfortunately nonetheless, regardless of his brilliance, different outcome didn’t go favourably for India and they crashed out of the tournament.