Watch: Virat Kohli takes gully cricket to T20 World Cup 2024 with comic ball-hunting act

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India batsman Virat Kohli was at his best in the game against Bangladesh in the T20 World Cup 2024. The game between the two teams, which was also a Super 8 match of the tournament, took place at the Sir Vivian Stadium Richards, Antigua and Barbuda

Virat Kohli was energetic on the field and his intensity was visible to all. However, he came up with a hilarious moment on the field that left many divided. The incident took place in Bangladesh’s 18th innings when Axar Patel was bowling.

Axar Patel bowled a bowled delivery that was full. Rishad Hossain stepped up and bowled it cleanly. The ball flew over the length and under the desk that was outside the boundary rope. Virat Kohli, who was posted there, continued his search.

Virat Kohli went under the desk like a child and when he found the ball and came back, he had a funny reaction. The video of the incident went viral on the Internet within minutes and sparked many funny reactions from fans.

Here is the video:

Virat Kohli played a decent role for the Indian team with the bat in the match against Bangladesh. Opening the batting, he seemed to be in good touch and seemed to have returned to form, having posted a series of low scores in the tournament.

Virat Kohli came up with a positive mindset and chased the players from the beginning. He played some accurate shots in his innings and made sure to get his team off to a good start with the bat at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua and Barbuda.

Virat Kohli played a pivotal role. He finished with an innings of 37 runs off 28 balls. He batted with a strike rate of over 132 and also scored 1 four and 3 sixes in his knock, helping India register a total of 196 runs on the board.

Then, with the ball, India were sensational. Kuldeep Yadav was the pick of the bowlers as he bagged three wickets. Pacers Arshdeep Singh and Jasprit Bumrah picked two wickets each while Hardik Pandya picked a scalp as India restricted 146 runs to win the game by 50 runs.

We have played very good cricket – Hardik Pandya

Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya was awarded Player of the Match for his incredible performance with bat and ball. The vice-captain of the team scored 50 runs with the bat and then picked 1 wicket as well, helping the team win the game.

Hardik Pandya admitted that India played good cricket in the tournament. He spoke about his plans to bowl to the batsmen and added that they, as a group, have a lot of things to learn. He was optimistic about improving as the tournament progresses. In statements to the stations, he explained:

“We have played very good cricket. More than anything, we have stuck together and executed our plans. “I realized the batsmen wanted to use the breeze, I made sure I didn’t give them a chance where the wind was blowing, it was about being one step ahead as a batsman.”