Diplomat Times (Melbourne) – Former skipper Virat Kohli hit an unbeaten 83 as India pulled off a miracle four-wicket victory over Pakistan in a final over thriller at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Melbourne.
Not for the first time – and unlikely to be the last – former skipper Virat Kohli turned back the clock with a brilliant individual knock of 82 from just 53 deliveries that saved the day for India.
Final over thriller has packed crowd on the edge of their seats
It was Ravichandran Ashwin who hit the winning for India, sending the final ball of the 20th over to the boundary. As soon as the result of the match was sealed, the entire Indian camp ran into the ground, hugging Virat Kohli.India captain Rohit Sharma event lifted Virat on his shoulders, lauding him for the manner in which he led the team to victory.