IND vs WI: Virat Kohli equalled Rohit Sharma’s file after his spectacular knock.© AFP
India batter Virat Kohli was in chic kind towards West Indies within the second T20I on the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Friday. After failing to attain runs within the three ODIs and the primary T20I, Kohli laid the muse of India’s series-clinching win, scoring 52 off 41 balls. Along with his knock towards the West Indies on Friday, Kohli equalled India captain Rohit Sharma’s file of most 50+ scores in T20Is. Each Kohli and Rohit at the moment are tied on 30, however the former has performed simply 97 matches as in comparison with the latter, who has performed 121 video games within the shortest format of the sport.
Furthermore, this was Kohli’s sixth half-century towards the West Indies within the format.
The 33-year-old, nevertheless, fell 4 runs wanting surpassing New Zealand’s Martin Guptill as the very best run-getter within the T20Is.
With 3,299 runs, Guptill leads the record forward of Kohli, who has 3,296 runs to his title. In the meantime, Rohit is third within the record with 3,256 runs within the format.
Having already whitewashed the West Indies within the ODI collection, India will now look to do the identical within the ongoing T20I collection.
The third and closing T20I can be performed on the Eden Gardens on Friday.
Following the conclusion of the continued collection, India will host Sri Lanka for 3 T20Is, which can be adopted by two Checks.
The primary T20I can be performed on February 24 in Lucknow whereas the Take a look at collection begins on March 4.
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