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Virat Kohli Attains 32 Kmph While Running Between the Wickets

sportzwiki 2019-03-13 19:21:03

India vs Australia 2019: Watch – Virat Kohli Attains 32 Kmph While Running Between the Wickets

India’s skipper Virat Kohli is one of the fittest players in the world. Kohli pays extra importance to his fitness which helps him stay two steps ahead of the opposition players. The talisman brisk running speed was once again on display in the decider against Australia at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Delhi. Kohli stole a ran when he called Rohit Sharma for a quick single after playing the ball towards the mid-on.

In fact, it was a risky call and it would have been touch and go had Marcus Stoinis hit the stumps. However, Stoinis could not hit the bullseye as he had only one stump to aim. In the reply shown by the official broadcasters, Star Sports, Virat Kohli’s top speed was measured as a whopping .

Virat Kohli. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

Kohli ran like a cheetah.

Thus, Kohi ran like a cheetah to make his ground at the non-striker’s end. However, the Indian captain could only score 20 runs in India’s run-chase of 273 runs. He was dismissed by Marcus Stoinis when he was attempting to cut the ball. Kohli has scored two centuries in the ongoing series as he has totalled 41 centuries in the 50-overs format.

Meanwhile, Australian skipper Aaron Finch won the toss and decided to bat first. Usman Khawaja scored a fine hundred, which was his second of the series. Khawaja added 75 runs with his skipper Aaron Finch. The southpaw batsman added 99 runs with Peter Handscomb, who had scored a fine hundred in the last match.

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Handscomb scored a good knock of 52 runs before he was dismissed by Mohammed Shami when a ball kicked off from the length. Mohammed Shami and Ravindra Jadeja scalped two wickets each whereas Bhuvneshwar Kumar took three wickets.

Kuldeep Yadav had an expensive day as he conceded 74 runs and took one wicket. Thus, the India bowlers were able to pull back things in the fag end of the innings as Australia were 175-1 at one stage.

— dhoni rohit fan (@dhonirohitfan1) March 13, 2019

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