#OnThisDay: Virat Kohli’s masterclass innings against Australia

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#OnThisDay: Virat Kohli's masterclass innings against Australia

Sports Desk- In the last season of the ICC T20 World Cup, Virat Kohli had a brilliant inning, which is considered the best innings chasing T20 International runs. There was a semi-final match between India and Australia. The match was played on 27 March 2016 in Mohali. India in the semi-finals after winning this match Had reached and eliminated Australia from the World Cup.

In this match, Virat Kohli defeated Australia by scoring an unbeaten 82 runs. Today the ICC has again remembered this day. Kohli scored an unbeaten 82 off 51 balls.

Recalling that moment, the ICC wrote in the caption – ‘Virat Kohli did this day in 2016 …’ Let me tell you, in that match Australia gave India a target of 160 runs.

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In reply, India had lost three wickets for 49 runs. Shikhar Dhawan (13), Rohit Sharma (12) and Suresh Raina (10) were dismissed. There was a time that India would lose this match. But at number three, Virat shared a 45-run partnership with injured Yuvraj Singh (21). After Yuvraj was dismissed, Dhoni supports Virat and won the match.

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