Mumbai, August 1
Former opener Gautam Gambhir has rated Virat Kohli’s stroke-filled 183 in opposition to Pakistan in a 2012 Asia Cup match as one of many best innings from the Indian captain throughout three codecs.
Chasing a giant goal of 330 in Dhaka, Kohli smashed 183 off simply 148 balls, with 22 fours and one six, to information India to a six-wicket win.
Gambhir, who was dismissed for naught in that sport, stated, “Virat Kohli has performed many unbelievable innings throughout the three codecs, however this (183) is one in every of his best innings from all factors of view.
“First of all we were chasing 330, then India was 0/1, and then scoring 183 out of the 330 runs, that too against Pakistan, and that time, he was not that experienced too,” stated Gambhir on “Best of Asia Cup watch along” present on Star Sports.
In that match, Pakistan had an skilled bowling assault comprising Mohammad Hafeez, Umar Gul, Aizaz Cheema, Saeed Ajmal, Shahid Afridi and Wahab Riaz. Kohli had taken the Pakistani assault to cleaners.
“According to me, I think probably this (183) is one of Virat Kohli’s greatest innings, honestly,” Gambhir signed off. — PTI