IND vs PAK LIVE – India vs Pakistan – In a huge sigh of relief, India celebrated the return to form of…
IND vs PAK LIVE – India vs Pakistan – With a huge sigh of relief, India celebrated Virat Kohli’s return to form on Sunday. After showing glimpses of his touch in the previous two matches, Kohli slammed a smooth fifty against Pakistan in the 2022 Asian Cup Super 4. It was his 32nd fifty in T20I, the most by a player in format history. Follow India v Pakistan and Asian Cup 2022 live updates on Insidesport.IN
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IND vs PAK LIVE: Virat Kohli returns to SHAPE with a STUNNING 50 against Pakistan, overtakes Rohit Sharma in elite roster – Find out
Virat Kohli carved his name into the record books with a stunning half-century on a hot evening in Dubai on Sunday. Playing against rivals Pakistan in their first Super 4, the 33-year-old played a gem to help India to a competitive score on board. The former captain with his second straight half-century took his 50+ tally to 32 in T20I, the most in the format.
Kohli initially took his time and got his eye on it before unleashing his range of shots in Dubai. As the rest of the middle order fell apart, the 33-year-old stood guard and marked his 32nd half-century to put his side in control.
Kohli hit a delicious 60 runs on 44 balls. His shot was decorated with four limits and a six. It was his 32nd half-century in T20I. But he was exhausted on the fourth ball in the final. Compatriot Rohit Sharma was knocked down at number two after this superb run by Virat as he has over 31 scores of fifty, including four centuries.
He is followed by Babar Azam of Pakistan (27 fifty more scores including a century), Australian veteran flyhalf David Warner (23), New Zealander Martin Guptill (22) and Irish flyhalf Paul Stirling (21). Now in 102 games, Kohli has scored 3,462 carries at an average of 50.91. He has scored 32 half-centuries in the format, with 94* being his best score. His strike rate in this format is 137.10.