Virat Kohli on playing two One-Day Internationals in two days. India won by 228 runs.
After a roller coaster ride of emotions and numerous delays, India ultimately won all two points against Pakistan in the Super Fours match at the R Premadasa stadium in Colombo. Virat Kohli discussed his fitness, recovery, match preparation, and other topics following the game. In his international career, the 34-year-old has never played back-to-back ODIs on consecutive days.
“This is the first time in 15 years of cricket that I have done anything like this.” We’re Test players, so we know how to come back and play the next day. It is critical to recover. It was really humid today. I’ll be 35 in November, so I need to focus on my recuperation. “A big thank you from my side to the ground staff,” Virat Kohli remarked during the post-match presentation.
In terms of the game, Babar Azam won the toss and chose to bat first
Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill came out firing right away, attacking Shaheen Afridi and putting Pakistan on the back foot. The opening pair put up a quick-fire 121-run stand before Pakistan’s Shadab Khan struck first blood, dismissing Rohit Sharma for 56.
Shubman Gill followed his skipper back as Afridi dismissed the opener for 58 with a superb change of pace delivery. Following that, it was all Virat Kohli and KL Rahul. Who put on a 233-run partnership to lead India to a mammoth 356-run total. Virat Kohli hit 122, while Rahul Dravid hit 111.
Pakistan had a mountain to climb, but their shaky start did not make it any easier. Jasprit Bumrah dismissed Imam-ul-Haq for nine runs, while Hardik Pandya knocked out Babar Azam with a peach that jagged back in. Kuldeep Yadav introduce by Rohit Sharma, and the wrist-spinner spun a web around Pakistan. Taking five wickets for 25 runs in eight overs. India won the match by 228 runs, and Virat Kohli name Player of the Match for his outstanding performance. On Tuesday, September 12, India will face Sri Lanka at the R Premadasa stadium in Colombo.