Bouncing again from his lean patch, Indian skipper Virat Kohli scored a powerful unbeaten 73 on Sunday earlier than following it up with a second consecutive half-century on Tuesday within the third T20I in opposition to England on the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
This was for the primary time for the reason that World T20 in 2016 that Kohli scored back-to-back half-centuries in a collection. And with the rating, he equalled New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson for essentially the most fifty-plus scores as a T20I captain, with each standing atop with 11 such scores. He surpassed Australia’s Aaron Finch along with his 37-ball fifty.
After scoring 28 off 29 till the top of the center overs, Kohli modified gears to attain two boundaries and a six off Jofra Archer, a six and a 4 off Chris Jordan and two sixes and a 4 of consecutive balls off Mark Wooden so as to add 20 extra runs to his tally off simply six balls, all within the loss of life overs.
India, earlier within the night, have been put to bat first and misplaced three wickets contained in the powerplay to finish the place they scored solely 24 runs. Kohli single-handedly guided India by means of the center overs to assist India end with 156 for six along with his 46-ball 77 laced with eight boundaries and 4 sixes.
India might be seeking to take a lead within the collection after bouncing again within the second T20I with a seven-wicket win.