Fans on Twitter react after Indian batter Virat Kohli smashed yet another half-century in the T20 World Cup 2022. They highlighted his record at the Adelaide Oval and said that the former Indian skipper owns that ground.
Virat Kohli smashes unbeaten 64 runs to take India to the score of 184 against Bangladesh at Adelaide Oval
In what was another master class innings, Virat Kohli yet again stepped up for his side and helped them post a good total on the board. Asked to bat first, India lost skipper Rohit Sharma for just 2 runs.
But after that, it was Kohli’s show as he set the stage on fire and smashed unbeaten 63 runs. He first stitched a crucial partnership with KL Rahul, who scored a fluent half-century, and then acted as a great support to Suryakumar Yadav, who played a cameo of 30 runs.
But once both Rahul and Suryakumar were back in the hut, Kohli took the charge and smashed Bangladesh bowlers all over the park. In a ground, that he loves to bat, the former Indian skipper batted till the very end and helped India post a total of 184 runs on the board.
In his innings of 63 runs, Kohli scores 8 fours and 1 six and batted with a strike rate of 145.5 and made sure that his team end up with a good total. With this knock, he also became the leading run-getter in the tournament with 220 runs at 220 average with 3 fifties in 4 innings.
Fans on Twitter laud Virat Kohli’s love affair with Adelaide Oval
As Kohli played another fantastic inning at Adelaide Oval, fans on Twitter were elated in joy. Notably, at this venue, he has scored 904 runs at an average of 75.34 to go with 5 hundreds and 3 fifties in the 14 innings. They lauded the batter for his heroics and here are some of the reactions:
MS Dhoni in 2016 said, "they'll be naming a stand after Virat Kohli in Adelaide, the way he's scoring runs at that ground".
– MS knew how much Virat loves scoring at Adelaide!Advertisement
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) November 2, 2022
Virat Kohli at the Adelaide Oval in international cricket:
– Virat loves Adelaide Oval, incredible!
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) November 2, 2022Advertisement
— cheeku (@cheeku72_) November 2, 2022
GOAT FOR A REASON 🏆
— MR UNKNOWN (@MrUnknown3307) November 2, 2022Advertisement
Virat Owns AdelaideAdvertisement
— Abinash (@bubuabinash) November 2, 2022
King Kohli's dream ground.
— Srikanth Natarajan (@SrikanthNatara2) November 2, 2022Advertisement
Its not fifty
Its love letter to this Ground 🤝Advertisement
— 𝚁𝙰𝙳𝙷𝙸𝙺𝙰 𝚂𝙷𝚄𝙺𝙻𝙰 ♡ (@Iam__Radhi) November 2, 2022
— Atif Amaan (@AmaanAtif_27) November 2, 2022Advertisement
OWNER OF ADELAIDEAdvertisement
— Aadi™🇮🇳 (@Aadi_16_) November 2, 2022
Virat Kohli at Adelaide in T20Is – 90*(55), 64*(44). pic.twitter.com/W98faMwuKJ
— CricketMAN2 (@ImTanujSingh) November 2, 2022Advertisement
MSD knew how much Virat Kohli loves scoring at Adelaide. pic.twitter.com/oXtQ9zaMgvAdvertisement
— GOATLI (@82not0ut) November 2, 2022
Stats of Virat Kohli at Adelaide Oval. pic.twitter.com/5eWcFF4mtx
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) November 2, 2022Advertisement
Virat Kohli at Adelaide :Advertisement
— OneCricket (@OneCricketApp) November 2, 2022Advertisement
Virat Kohli at Adelaide Oval
– Hit his 1st Test ton in 2012
– Hit 100s in each inns on his Test captaincy debut in 2014
– Hit 107 v Pak in WC game in 2015
– 90* v Aus in a T20I in 2016
– 104 in ODI v Aus in 2019
– 74 in Pink Ball Test in 2020
– half century v Ban in T20 WC 2022Advertisement
— Sarang Bhalerao (@bhaleraosarang) November 2, 2022
— Achilles 🤺 (@anterstellar) November 2, 2022Advertisement
looking forward to see a stand named after Virat Kohli in Adelaide,Oval in future. he rules all 3 formats at the venue. pic.twitter.com/q0H4b3kpoiAdvertisement
— Akshat (@AkshatOM10) November 2, 2022
— KarthikRaj___ (@Karthikraj_98) November 2, 2022
Virat Kohli at Adelaide Oval in International cricket across formats:
10 – Matches
14 – Inns
907 – Runs
75.58 – Average
68.09 – SR
141 – HS
5 – 100s
3 – 50s#T20WorldCupAdvertisement
— CricTracker (@Cricketracker) November 2, 2022