Hardik Pandya's Injury Turns Virat Kohli Into Bowler!
Virat Kohli is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world cricket right now. It is no wonder that people call him a modern-day greatBy: Tupaki Desk | 19 Oct 2023 11:54 AM GMT
Virat Kohli is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world cricket right now. It is no wonder that people call him a modern-day great. His records are at a staggering height. Run Machine Virat Kohli now has the record of second-highest centuries in international cricket with 77 centuries.
The former skipper has another shade which is Virat the bowler. We got to see this in today's match. When all-rounder Hardik Pandya injured himself while stopping a ball and could not finish his over, Virat Kohli came into the picture and rolled up his sleeves.
Seeing Hardik injured, captain Rohit Sharma asked Virat Kohli to tackle charge. He bowled three deliveries and gave just two runs. Videos of Virat bowling have set social media on fire. Fans are sharing the videos widely as Virat held the ball after a long gap.
After six long years, Virat Kohli held the ball in his hand. The last time Virat Kohli bowled in the ODI format was in 2017 against Sri Lanka. He bowled two overs and gave 12 runs.
Virat Kohli a part-time bowler has six wickets to his name. The former skipper is still the last Indian bowler to take a wicket in the Men's T20 World Cup Semi-final.
Even the ICC shared the video of Virat Kohli coming to bowl. When Virat pulled up his sleeves to bowl, the crowd at the Pune stadium came alive and Kohli Kohli chants were echoed. It was a delight to see the crowd cheering for Virat Kohli the bowler.
Virat Kohli turned bowler after Hardik Pandya injured himself. In the 9th over of the Bangladesh innings, Hardik Pandya tried to stop the ball from going to a boundary. Unfortunately, he injured himself. Despite physio help, Hardik could not run. Surya Kumar Yadav came in as the substitute.