Kandy: Former Indian skipper Virat Kohli was left speechless to the in-swinging delivery that rattled Rohit Sharma’s wicket during Ind vs Pak match on September 2, Saturday in Kandy.
Team India had a nightmarish start to the Asia Cup 2023 campaign as India’s top-order were left clueless against Pakistan’s quality pace attack.
After opting to bat first, Rohit Sharma (11 off 22) and Shubman Gill (10 off 32) opened the innings for India but could not provide steady start as Shaheen Afridi bowled the Indian skipper in the most classic manner.
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It was the 6th delivery of the 4th over when Shaheen bowled a length delivery that nips back to beat Rohit’s defence.
The off-stump went for a toss and so as the whole Indian cricket fraternity. Now just fans, but legendary and dynamic Virat Kohli was also left shocked with the wicket-taking delivery.
Watch Kohli’s eye dropping reaction to Rohit’s dismissal.
About Ind vs Pak match:
Shaheen continued his carnage in the game as he soon bowled Virat Kohli (4 off 7) in the 7th over of the game. India was soon reduced to 66-4 in a rain affected match.
While Shaheen rattled India’s top-order, Haris Rauf hunted the middle-order by dismissing Shreyas Iyer (14 off 9) and Shubman Gill (10 off 32). At present, Ishan Kishan and Hardik Pandya are batting in the middle.
India’s score: 115/4 (22 overs)