He said – I do not know anything. For me it is an award for my intent, the mindset I play with. The mindset is always to help the team win, bat for as long as possible and if you do that, you make a difference. I have always played for the success of the team, helped the team as much as possible. That’s my only intention. Please tell that Kohli has won the Man of the Match award for the 38th time.
He also gave information about his break. Kohli told- Ever since I have come back from a long break, I am feeling good. I am just enjoying my batting. This is where I can rest. Even today I was happy to bat. I am in a good place right now and want it to continue. Please tell that Virat Kohli scored 21st century on the home ground, which is a world record. Earlier, Sachin Tendulkar had maximum 20 centuries in his name.
Talking about the match, the Indian team won the toss and scored 390 runs for 5 wickets while batting first. Kohli top-scored with an unbeaten 166 while opener Shubman Gill scored 116 off 97 balls with 14 fours and 2 sixes. Apart from him, Rohit Sharma hit 42 runs in 49 balls. In response, the Sri Lankan team looked helpless in front of the Indian bowlers. The entire team got all out after scoring 73 runs in 22 overs. Mohammad Siraj took maximum 4 wickets, Mohammad Shami and Kuldeep Yadav took 2-2 wickets.
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