• Monday, May 16, 2022

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Let down by team mates, Kohli’s golden World T20 run ends

Kohli plays a shot

By: Eastern Eye Staff

AS THE full toss left Andre Russell’s blade and settled deep into the stands, dropping a deathly silence across the Wankhede Stadium, Virat Kohli stood dazed, gazing at the trajectory of the ball and perhaps wondering what else he could have done. For the umpteenth time in the World Twenty20, the 27-year-old had papered over the cracks in India’s top order, his unbeaten 89 accounting for almost half of his country’s 192 in the semi-final against West Indies. In between the 11 boundaries and single six that flowed from his bat, the supreme athlete ran himself ragged, regularly converting singles…

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