The Indian cricketer Virat Kohli is certainly one of the greatest of all times as he recently broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record of scoring the fastest 25000 runs in international cricket. Virat achieved this milestone in the 2nd test match against Australia which was played at Delhi and was won by India by 6 wickets. He is the sixth cricketer of the world to reach the 25K runs mark and he achieved this feat in 549 innings, 28 less than Little Master.
Virat Kohli is one of those few cricketers who have achieved legend status while playing the game and this is why every bowler wants to take his wicket.
The Pakistan Super League is currently being played in Pakistan and recently, a PSL franchise Lahore Qalandars posted a video of an interesting conversation between Pakistani cricketers – Babar Azam and Haris Rauf. In the video, Haris Rauf is seen telling Babar Azam that he has to take Virat’s and his (Babar’s) wickets at any cost, Kane Williamson has been dropped twice at slips and he has 3-4 names in his mind.
Babar tells Haris that he has already dismissed him in practice sessions so why he doesn’t count them. In response, Haris says that he wants to dismiss him in a match and the conversation concludes after Babar says that the God will do well for all while walking away.
Here is the video:
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India and Pakistan’s rivalry in cricket is famous all over the world but both the nations haven’t played any bilateral series for quite a long time now due to the political tensions between the countries, however they do play against each other in the international multi-nation events.
Last time India and Pakistan played against each other in the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 in which India successfully chased the target of 160 runs in a league match and Virat Kohli played a superb innings of 82 runs not out for which he faced 53 balls and his innings included 6 fours & 4 sixes. Virat was adjudged as the Player of the Match and in the contest between Haris Rauf and Virat Kohli, it was the latter who dominated the contest as King Kohli smashed 2 consecutive sixes on the bowling of Haris Rauf in the 19th over and it can easily be called the turning point of the match.
In an old interview, Haris Rauf talked about the sixes smacked by Virat Kohli on his bowling. The Pakistani cricketer states that anyone who has knowledge of cricket knows pretty well what type of player Virat Kohli is, though he has played the shot at that time, he doesn’t feel that Virat will be able to play it again. Haris Rauf is of the opinion that those types of shots are very rare and no one can hit them repeatedly, Virat’s timing was good at that time because of which it went for a six.
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