Virat Kohli Shuts Out Pakistan, MS Dhoni Salutes Kohli’s “Hunger to Perform”
Virat Kohli’s match winning unbeaten 55 Runs off 37 balls against Pakistan at the Eden Gardens was strong proof that he is the most trustworthy and confident chaser in the world cricket. He takes complete responsibility and team has got a Real Spark in face of Virat Kohli now.
Virat has got a natural leadership ability that plays a big role in the way he put himself for chasing victories. He is turning into what Sachin Tendulkar was doing once for Indian Cricket.
His match winning masterstroke innings played in Eden, in a tough pressured face off with Pakistan that India won with huge pride has captured various accolades in Virat’s favor. It has further strengthened Virat’s reputation as India’s Winning Miracle Man.
Kohli’s calm and superb innings with brilliant strokes ensured that India shrugged off early knocks to chase down a Pakistani target and now Indian has spotless world cup record against Pakistan to 11-0.
The victory over Pakistan also keeps alive India’s hope in the tournament. MS Dhoni’s Men has to prove not only winning the rest of their games but also keep an eye on run rates and winning margins.
“I have seen Sachin doing it all by himself in my childhood. Today I got the opportunity to do the same in front of a 90,000 strong crowd at the Eden Garderns. That’s why I bowed down to him when I reached my Fifty.”
“Great Win Team India. Thank you for the Innings and Gesture. @imVkohli” – Sachin Tendukar Tweeted after the Match.
“Fantastic win for India. As always imVkohli was exceptional. It’s amazing 2 see the way he adapts & performs in the most difficult situations.”– VVSLaxman, Former Indian Cricketer
“Not only did I love watching Virat Kohli bat last night but even more so after the match when he described his approach and game plan.” – Scott Styris, New Zealand Cricketer
“Was Kholi playing on a different wicket tonight??!”- James Faulkner, Australian Cricketer
“Good Match..Tough One Pakistan.. Balle Balle India@imVkohli you rockstar #bleedblue # sportwins.” – Sania Mirza, Indian Tennis Player
“He has a lot of ability. The team depends on him. He is going to emerge as an all time great in the future. It is very difficult to spot his weakness. He has a good temperament, technique.” – Imran Khan, Pakistan Cricket Legend
“His biggest plus point is he takes everything as a challenge. He has the Hunger to Perform, wants to improve and contribute in every game.” MS Dhoni, Indian Skipper.
“The Three Batsmen I have admired most in my career, GR Viswanath, VIV Richards and Sachin Tendulkar, all had this extraordinary ability to dominate even when the others found the going difficult. Kohli is fast moving up there with his mind boggling consistency and assurances at the crease.” Kris Srikkanth, Former Indian Cricketer.
“This is again a refined T20 Innings from @imVkohli.” – Harsha Bhogle, Commentator