Staff India skipper Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 82 in opposition to Australia within the 2016 T20 International Cup has been named the ‘Biggest Moments’ in ICC Males’s T20 International Cup historical past following a ballot.
Virat Kohli’s innings was once up in opposition to Carlos Baithwaite’s innings, the place he scored 24 runs within the ultimate over in opposition to England, thereby main West Indies to the 2016 T20 International Cup trophy. Virat Kohli received the competition by means of 68 according to cent of the votes.
Australia had set a 161 run goal for India within the team come across. The hosts misplaced each openers within the first six overs with simply 37 runs at the board. Virat Kohli got here out to bat when India misplaced the primary wicket and were given off to a flier with a flick of the wrist. “The larger the instance, the extra Kohli desires to give a contribution,” Nasser Hussain mentioned from the observation field after Kohli arrived on the crease, and that’s the way it opened up.
Virat Kohli persisted to dominate the competition as he reached his fifty in 39 deliveries, with India then requiring 45 runs in 21 balls. Kohli shifted gears as he hit James Faulkner for 19 runs, taking the desired run-rate down to ten.
Kohli toyed with the Australian bowlers as he stepped out to rapid bowlers and hit them everywhere the park.
Within the nineteenth over, Kohli blazed 4 barriers off Nathan Coulter-Nile’s bowling to seal India’s spot within the semi-finals. Kohli calculated the chase to perfection with taste and beauty, giving India a win by means of six wickets and 5 balls to spare.