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“He was out of form only by his own high standards”, Twitter reacts after Gautam Gambhir says that Virat Kohli was never out of form

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Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir trended on Wednesday after Indian cricket sensation Virat Kohli scored his third fifty in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2022.

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In match 35, India squared off against Bangladesh, and Kohli was once again undefeated with 64 runs, this time again outplaying the bowling of the opposing team. During the broadcast, Gambhir praised Kohli on the spot, describing how his role on the Indian team is both that of an anchor and an aggressor because of the class that Kohli possesses.

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While evaluating the former Indian captain, Gambhir compared Kohli to other notable cricketers, including Azam, Smith, and Williamson. A video of Gambhir complimenting Kohli quickly went viral once he became a trend.

Since retiring as a player and becoming a member of the fraternity as a commentator/analyst, Gambhir has undoubtedly acquired a feeling of kinship towards Kohli.

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When both were on the field together, Gambhir and Kohli were notorious for clashing. When either of their names is brought up in conversation, thoughts immediately go back to their heated exchange in the IPL.

Gautam Gambhir also said that Kohli was never out of form. He wasn’t just scoring centuries.

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In the third over of their innings, India suffered their first loss, putting Kohli in the middle. Together, Kohli and Rahul added 67 runs to India’s total off 37 balls for the second wicket, with Rahul getting dismissed after he had scored 50 runs off 30 balls.

However, Kohli remained at the crease and, with Suryakumar Yadav. The partnership scored 38 runs in just 25 deliveries.

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Even though Kohli remained undefeated with 64 runs off 44 balls, Suryakumar was removed after a blistering 30 off 16.

With his fifty, Kohli extended his winning streak in this T20 World Cup to three games. India won the match by five runs (D/L method) after Bangladesh fell short of the revised goal of 151.

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