IND vs AUS: ‘Virat’ threat against Australia in Hyderabad, opportunity for Kohli and also for Dastur

IND vs AUS: 'Virat' threat against Australia in Hyderabad, opportunity for Kohli and also for Dastur

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Virat Kohli


  • India-Australia third T20 match of the series in Hyderabad
  • The series will be named after the team that wins the next game.
  • Currently the series is tied 1-1

IND vs. AUS: India has to play the third and final international T20 match of the series against Australia in Hyderabad. The series is currently tied at 1-1, so the team that wins this match will also win the trophy. That is to say, the competition here will be a thorn in which the guests will have to watch out for one particular player from India.

Australia in HyderabadVirat’ danger

Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav

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Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav

India has played only one T20 International match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Upal, Hyderabad. In this match against West Indies, India won by 6 wickets. In this match West Indies, batting first, made a grand total of 207 runs for 5 wickets. Chasing the target of 208, the Indian team won in just 18.4 overs with 8 balls to spare. The hero of this victory was none other than the then captain Virat Kohli.

Man of the match Kohli earned the highest score of his T20 International career to that point in this match. He played an unbeaten inning of 94 runs on 50 balls. Kohli played to a strike rate of 188, in this inning he also hit 4 strong fours and 4 sixes. The bottom line is that Kohli has some great talent from this Hyderabad ground who can put Australia in danger in the next game.

The Kohli-Rahul couple can work wonders

Virat Kohli and KL Rahul

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Virat Kohli and KL Rahul

Apart from Kohli, KL Rahul also played a brilliant entry in the only T20 International held at this ground in Hyderabad. He scored 62 runs on 40 balls in which he hit 4 sixes on 5 fours. Rahul, along with Kohli, laid the foundation for India’s victory over the Windies by fielding a tremendous 100-run partnership for the second wicket. That is, in the next meeting, Aaron Finch & Co will have a double threat. If Kangaroo escapes opener KL Rahul, then Virat Kohli at number three will step up front to punish him.

Kohli-Rahul has a great opportunity to play big innings

Virat Kohli scored 2 runs in the current series opener against Australia, while KL Rahul scored 55 runs. In the second game of the series, 11 runs came off Kohli’s bat and Rahul returned to the pavilion after scoring 10 runs. Both batsmen are looking for their rhythm before the start of the T20 World Cup next month. In such a situation, both of them will have the opportunity to play big innings at this course in Hyderabad and Dastur as well.


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