Despite losing the T20 World Cup 2022, many fans and former cricketers still remember India’s run against Pakistan. Virat Kohli played magical innings of 82 off 53 deliveries at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground against Pakistan and helped India win the match. Kohli produced one of the iconic shots that shocked everyone as it came against Haris Rauf. Virat Kohli shuffled a bit and smashed it straight over Haris Rauf’s head for a huge six in the 19th over of the game.
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Haris Rauf said “The timing by Virat Kohli was perfect, such shots are very rare & anyone who knows cricket knows what sort of player he is”.
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Haris spoke about that shot on Pakistan’s popular show ‘Hasna Mana Hai’ and said, “Of course, it hurt when that went for a six. I didn’t say anything but it hurt me personally. I thought something wrong had happened”.
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“Anyone who knows cricket knows what sort of a player he is. He has played that shot now; I don’t think he can do that again. Such shots are quite rare, you can’t hit them again and again. His timing was perfect and it went for a six,” said the speedster.
However, Pakistan ended up reaching the final of the T20 World Cup 2022 but unfortunately, they lost to England.