Virat Kohli seemingly known as his helicopter six “Mahi Shot”© Twitter
The ‘run-machine’ Virat Kohli is actually again to his greatest, scoring his third century within the final 4 ODI matches. Even after finishing his forty sixth one-day worldwide hundred, Virat did not cease and went on to slam an unbeaten knock of 166 runs within the third and ultimate match of the collection towards Sri Lanka on Sunday. En route his beautiful efficiency within the match, Kohli scored a complete of 13 fours and eight sixes. One particular shot that caught followers’ consideration was a ‘helicopter six’ by Kohli.
Seeing Kohli execute that shot, even the commentators careworn that there was a little bit of MS Dhoni there. In a video that has gone viral on social media, Kohli himself might be seen calling that six “Mahi shot”. Here is the video:
— Manoj Kumar (@its_manu01) January 15, 2023
The ‘helicopter shot’ was made well-known by the legendary MS Dhoni. Each time one other batter tries to tug off an identical shot, followers begin recalling how simply the previous India skipper used to execute these pictures.
As for the match, centuries from Virat Kohli (166*) and opener Shubman Gill (116) powered India to 390/5 of their 50 overs. Of their chase of 391, Lanka didn’t put up even an inch of a battle and the match gave the impression to be over after Mohammed Siraj (4/32) delivered a brutal powerplay spell. The guests had been bundled out for 73 runs and India received the competition by 317 runs, the most important within the format’s historical past.
Beforehand, the most important win by runs in ODI cricket was recorded by New Zealand. Again in July 2008 at Aberdeen, they defeated Eire by 290 runs after organising for them a goal of 403 runs.
It was a damaging powerplay spell from Siraj that continued Sri Lanka’s downfall for the third straight ODI, serving to the hosts full a clear sweep. With the end result, India have received the ODI collection towards Sri Lanka 3-0. Earlier, India had received the T20I collection 2-1.
With ANI inputs
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