Indian cricket team face an uphill and huge challenge ahead as they have to chase down a monstrous 444 to win. In case, the Indian team is able to pull off the world record chase in a test cricket, they will be heading home with the prestigious World Test Championships. The eyes of the Indian fans will be on the big 4 of the Indian batting unit as the game gets into the final stages.
Story so far –
Indian fans expected former Indian captain Virat Kohli to continue his good run of form with the bat. The 34 year old had broken his test century drought with his 186 against Australia in the Ahmedabad test match. Kohli also had scored over 600 runs during the TATA IPL 2023 season with 2 centuries in back to back games against SRH and Gujarat Titans.
Kohli’s Instagram post confuses fans –
Virat Kohli is currently in the eye of the battle as India tries to win its first ICC title in a decade. The former Indian captain though has grabbed headlines with his Instagram post.
While taking to the social media site, Kohli put up a quote by Mark Manson who is a noted write from USA. The quote read “you must develop the ability to be disliked in order to free yourself from the prison of other people’s opinion”
Kohli falls cheaply in the 1st innings –
There was a huge roar as Kohli walked into bat at the fall of Shubman Gill. The former Indian captain scored 14 before facing Mitchell Starc. The Australian left arm pacer got one to bounce and got the edge of Kohli’s bat and Steve Smith took a great catch to dismiss Kohli. This was joy to the Australian team and its fans while the Indian fans could just look on in shock.
Big chance for Kohli –
India have been set a target off 444 to win with nearly 138 overs left in the game. Kohli, who is known as the chase master will fancy this chance to create history for the team and take them to the title. With the weather expected to stay sunny and pitch reasonably better for batting, the Indian team and its fans will hope Kohli comes good and takes the team home and to the title.