Virat Kohli Reveals Batting Strategy Against Australia in T20I in Hyderabad. Kohli scored 63 as India chased down 187 runs against Australia in third and final T20ls to win the series 2-1.
Virat Kohli led India’s innings with a 63-run knock off 48 balls as the team chased down 187 runs. Against Australia in the third and final T20I to take the series 2-1. India was 30 for 2 at one point in the chase, but a 104-run partnership for the third wicket between Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav. Kept India in the hunt at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. The team led by Rohit Sharma eventually won the game by 6 wickets on the penultimate ball of the innings.
Suryakumar scored 69 runs off 36 balls, while Kohli was playing second fiddle to the Australian bowlers. When Suryakumar was out, Kohli shifted gears, hitting a six on the first ball of Pat Cummins’ final over to propel India closer to victory.
Virat Kohli reveals his batting strategy during the chase after the game.
“I kind of looked at the dugout when Surya started hitting it like that. Rohit (Sharma) and Rahul (Dravid) both told me. You can just keep batting on’ because Surya (Suryakumar Yadav) was striking it that well. It was all about forming a partnership. I just used my experience, stayed back, and as soon as he left. I tried to take on the first couple of balls and got a six off Pat Cummins, which set me up again “said Kohli at the post-match press conference.
When Kohli was out, India needed five runs off the final four balls to win. Dinesh Karthik singled on the first ball he faced, and Hardik followed with a dot ball before smashing the next one for a four to seal the game for India.
Earlier, Tim David hit a 54-run knock and Cameron Green hit a 21-ball 52 to help Australia reach 186 for 7 in 20 overs. Axar Patel shone once more with the ball, taking 3 for 33 in four overs. India won the toss and chose to bat in the game.