Ahmedabad: Team India’s captain Virat Kohli’s bat thundered in the second consecutive T20 match. Kohli also hit a blistering 77 not out in the third T20 match against England. Kohli completed his half-century off just 37 balls. Kohli scored the 27th half-century of his T20 career.
Kohli’s explosive batting
In the third T20 match, Kohli faced a blistering 77 off 46 balls, including 8 fours and 4 sixes. Kohli had earlier given a convincing victory to Team India by playing a quick knock of 73 runs in 49 balls in the second T20 match. Kohli had 5 fours and 3 sixes in his 49-ball innings. Fans are very happy with Kohli’s return to form.
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Highest half-century in T20 cricket
Virat Kohli has the highest half-century in T20 cricket in world cricket. Virat now has 27 half-centuries. At number two is Team India’s hitman Rohit Sharma, who has 25 half-centuries to his name. India set a target of 157 runs to win in front of England in the third T20 match with the help of captain Virat Kohli’s half-century.
India scored 156 runs
After losing the toss, the host team came out to bat first and scored 156 runs for six wickets in 20 overs. For India, captain Kohli smashed 77 runs off 46 balls with the help of eight fours and four sixes and completed his 27th and second consecutive half-century of his career. Apart from him, Rishabh Pant scored 25, Rohit Sharma 15 and Hardik Pandaya scored 17 runs. For England, fast bowler Mark Wood took the most three wickets for 31 runs in four overs. Apart from him, Chris Jordan got two wickets.