Kohli’s Crucial Knock Puts IND on Top in Their Opener of ICC CWC23 | AUS vs IND

The 5th match of ICC Men’s CWC  2023 is being played at Chennai between IND and AUS. Kangaroos batting first set 200 for IND for opening their account in the World cup. Indian bowlers successfully restricted Aussies uder 200 and offered their batters to deliver under lights.

Kangaroos are off to a flying start as they grab 3 early wickets in the defense of low scoring total. Virat Kohli joined his skipper in the very first over of the 2nd innings of the fifth match of ICC WC23 when Starc removes Ishan Kishan gets out on duck in his very first over.

Kohli’s Crucial Knock Puts IND on Top in Their Opener of ICC CWC23 | AUS vs IND

The Indian struggle with the bat doesn’t end here as Hazlewood from the other end dismisses Sharma and Iyer in the proceeding over. India are 3 down in the 2nd over when the Indian total was just 2.

Virat Kohli looks struggling with the bat too as his easy catch is dropped by Mitchell March when he was playing at 12. With taht drop catch Kohli doesn’t seem looking back. The king Kohli completes his 75-balls century in the 25th over of the innings. His cameo include only 3 boundaries and played 42 dot balls which suggests how hard to score runs on this track.

Kohli makes his 67th ODI fifty and 12th in the ICC Men’s ODI World Cups. Virat Kohli and KL Rahul provide 100 runs stand for the 4th wicket and this is the 3rd time that both batters have stood and delivered 100-runs stand for India in ODIs.

From nowhere Kohli has set a solid platform for India and upcoming batters if he gets out. Australia who dominated the first 15 overs of the innings are now clueless against Kohli. They need to strike asap otherwise they will be out of the game quickly.

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