Virat Kohli was struggling for runs in IPL-2022. (IPL Photo)
Virat Kohli is seen struggling for runs at present, but when this legendary batsman of the world took runs with his bat, then his team RCB needed his runs the most.
keep fighting for runs Virat Kohli (Virat Kohli) has displayed his brilliant batting at crucial times. The team of Royal Challengers Bangalore landed against Gujarat Titans on Thursday (RCB vs GT). This match is expected to playoff for Bangalore. Gujarat set a target of 169 runs to win Bangalore. Virat Kohli came to open the innings with captain Faf du Plessis and started batting stormy as soon as he arrived. Virat completed his fifty in 33 balls. He completed this half-century with a six. This is Kohli’s second half-century in IPL-2022. The first half-century that Kohli scored this season was also against Gujarat.
Kohli had expressed his intentions by hitting two brilliant fours on Mohammed Shami, who brought the third over. He continued this sequence and washed every bowler of Gujarat fiercely. During this, he appeared in his old style and also took some visible shots.
Rashid Khan dropped the catch
Meanwhile, Kohli also got a lifeline. This life donation was given to him by Rashid Khan. Kohli played the ball of Hardik Pandya, who came to bowl the fourth over, at deep square leg. Rashid Khan was standing there. Although Rashid stood a little ahead and when the catch came to him, he stepped backwards but could not catch the ball and thus he missed the opportunity to send Kohli to the pavilion.
Completed 7000 runs
Meanwhile, Kohli also got good support from his captain Faf du Plessis. Both of them not only gave a good start to Bangalore but also laid the foundation for the century partnership to win. Which is RCB’s second century partnership for the first wicket this season. Meanwhile, Kohli also completed 7000 runs in T20 for RCB.
The six that Kohli hit to complete his half-century was against Rashid and this was his first six against Rashid. On the second ball of the 17th over, Kohli hit another six on Rashid, but on the fourth ball of the same over, he got caught in Rashid’s googly. Kohli tried to overtake but was beaten with a googly and Matthew Wade stumped him. Kohli scored 73 runs off 54 balls, in this innings he hit eight fours and two sixes.