Rohit interviews Virat Kohli after 71st century; said this thing

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India’s campaign in the Asia Cup 2022 ended with a 121-run win against Afghanistan on Thursday. The match will be remembered for the brilliant spell of Bhuneshwar Kumar as well as former captain Virat Kohli’s first T20 century in international cricket. On Friday, the BCCI shared a post-match video, in which team captain Rohit Sharma interviewed Virat Kohli after his memorable innings.

Virat Kohli’s century for India has come after 1020 days. With this century, Kohli has come second in the list of most centuries along with great batsman Ricky Ponting. Talking about this century, Virat Kohli thanked the captain and team management. During this, Kohli talked about the team management’s decision to rest him. Kohli said, “The vision behind the team management and Rohit Sharma’s decision to rest him was clear. It gave me a lot of relief and was able to spend time with myself. When I returned to the team, I was relaxed and for the team.” Was excited to play. We have the T20I World Cup ahead of us, if I play well, I can contribute better to the team.”

Rohit asked Virat Kohli about his feelings after the end of the century drought. To which Virat replied that I was surprised as well as happy, because I was not expecting a century in this format.

Before the T20 World Cup, the Indian team has to play matches with South Africa and Australia. Talking about this, Virat said that the preparation for the T20 World Cup will be better playing against quality players. We will be more confident before the first match of the World Cup. Kohli further said, β€œWe have to play against some great teams in the coming few months. Going to Australia and playing against them will help us in our preparations for the T20 World Cup and we will be in a better position before the first match of the World Cup.

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India Vs Afghanistan Match

Virat Kohli’s return to form before the T20 World Cup is news of relief for the Indian fans as well as the team management. Rohit Sharma took rest from this match. After which, batting first under the captaincy of Rahul, Virat Kohli and KL Rahul shared an opening partnership of 119 runs. KL Rahul got out after playing an innings of 62 runs in 41 balls. After this, Virat Kohli made a splash throughout the match. Virat Kohli reached the century in the last five overs of the match. With the help of two sixes and a four in the last over, Virat took Team India’s score beyond 200.

Chasing an impossible target of 213 days, the top order of Afghanistan’s team got blown away in the storm of Bhuvneshwar Kumar. This experienced fast bowler took 5 wickets for just 4 runs in 4 overs. Ibrahim Zadran scored 64 runs for Afghanistan and his team could score only 111 runs in 20 overs.

Virat Kohli: The wait of 1021 days is over, Virat Kohli created history by scoring a century against Afghanistan

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