Keep Strike For Last 2 Balls

Virat Kohli, Batting On 49, Asks Dinesh Karthik To Keep Strike For Last 2 Balls

Virat Kohli is one of the most prolific run-scorers and has broken several records in a glittering career so far. With 71 international centuries, he is tied with Ricky Ponting and only the legendary Sachin Tendulkar has more. However, he has always maintained that he does not care much for individual milestones and is more interested in doing what is best for the team. And he put that selflessness on display when he gave up an opportunity to score a half-century against South Africa in the second T20I so India could maximise their score.

Kohli was batting on 49 off 28, but it was Dinesh Karthik who was on strike for the final over.

Karthik, India’s designated finisher, missed the first ball but found the boundary off the next delivery. A dot ball and a wide followed and then Karthik pulled a short, wide delivery away for a six.

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