Virat Kohli scored an unbeaten 72 in Mohali as India chased down a 150-run target with an over left in the second T20 International match against South Africa in Mohali on Wednesday. Former Pakistan Captain Shahid Afridi praised Virat Kohli on Twitter for his unbelievable feat.
While India tops the table with 1-0 lead in the three-match T20I series as the first match was washed out due to heavy rain in Dharamsala. Virat Kohli achieved many milestones during India’s victory as he became the top scorer in T20I cricket with 2,441 runs and reached record highest 22 half-centuries in the T20 format.
Virat Kohli also achieved an average of above 50 in all three formats again.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) congratulated Virat Kohli on his achievement, saying: “Tests: 53.14 ODIs: 60.31 T20Is: 50.85 Virat Kohli once again averages over 50 in all three international formats.”
Virat Kohli once again averages over 50 in all three international formats ? pic.twitter.com/3R8GnYwtvE
— ICC (@ICC) September 18, 2019
Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi praised Virat Kohli, and called him a “great player”
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) September 18, 2019