• Wednesday, May 18, 2022

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Praise for record-breaking Kohli and de Villiers

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Leading cricketers hailed Virat Kohli and teammate AB de Villiers after the pair smashed scintillating centuries in their Indian Premier League match to break a string of records. India’s Kohli struck a 55-ball 109 while South Africa’s de Villiers scored an unbeaten 52-ball 129 to power the Royal Challengers Bangalore to a record 144-run victory over the stunned Gujarat Lions on Saturday night. In front of a roaring crowd in Bangalore, the formidable duo scored only the second ever centuries by batsmen in the same innings in Twenty20 cricket. Kevin O’Brien (119) and Hamish Marshall (102) scored centuries together for…

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