IPL 2023: Sunday was a very good day for Virat Kohli. Under his captaincy, Bangalore defeated Rajasthan Royals by 7 runs at their home. This was Bangalore’s fourth win this season, two of which came under Kohli’s captaincy.
New Delhi: Virat Kohli And centuries have a special relation. Whenever there is talk of Virat, naturally centuries are mentioned. After all, there are a lot of centuries coming out of Kohli’s bat. But every time centuries do not come out of the bat only and Kohli has done something similar in IPL as well, where he has scored a century which was scored by only two players before him. His century caused the loss of Rajasthan Royals.
Sunday evening at Chinnaswamy Stadium was very special for Virat Kohli. One, after a long time he landed on this ground to captain Royal Challengers Bangalore. Then the team also got victory under his captaincy. Although there was no contribution from Kohli’s bat in this victory, but he played his role in another way.
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Special status of Virat Kohli
When Bangalore needed wickets during Rajasthan’s batting, Kohli helped in this work. Devdutt Padikkal played a big shot off David Willey but failed to cross the boundary. At the same time, Virat Kohli was stationed at long on and he did not make any mistake in catching the simple catch that came in his hand.
With this, Virat completed a century of catches in IPL. He became only the third player in the IPL to reach this milestone. Before him, Suresh Raina and Kieron Pollard had crossed this figure.
Kohli ended the big partnership of Padikkal and Yashasvi Jaiswal by catching this catch. After this, Kohli also helped the team to get another big success by catching Jaiswal and finally Bangalore won.
— JioCinema (@JioCinema) April 23, 2023
Did not work in batting
Before showing his impact in fielding, Virat had a chance to do wonders with the bat. Everyone expected a big innings from Virat but what happened was absolutely shocking. Batting first, Bangalore lost the wicket of Virat Kohli on the very first ball of the match. Virat, who has scored 4 half-centuries so far this season, failed to open the account for the first time.
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