New Delhi (HS). Virat Kohli played an important role in helping the Indian team start the tournament with a win by defeating Australia by 6 wickets in the ICC ODI World Cup-2023 on Sunday. He played a brilliant inning of 85 runs in the match. Also showed excellence in fielding. After the match, Kohli was honored with a special medal by fielding coach T Dilip for his excellent fielding.
And the best fielder of the match award goes to….🥁
— BCCI (@BCCI) October 9, 2023
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has posted the video, in which Kohli can be seen being felicitated by the fielding coach. BCCI has shared this video on its official website. Indian team’s fielding coach T Dilip gave this medal to Kohli in the dressing room for good fielding. During this, he praised Ishan Kishan and Shreyas Iyer for good fielding.
He said that Shreyas performed excellently while fielding. After this he said that in our team we always talk about continuity. It is not just about a catch but about the overall performance and it is not only about doing your job but also supporting and encouraging other teammates to perform better.
In this match, Australia won the toss and batted first and scored 199 runs. The entire Australian team was all out in 49.3 overs. In response, the Indian team won the match by scoring 201 runs for 4 wickets in 41.2 overs. In the match, Kohli scored 85 runs facing 116 balls. Kohli also took two catches in the match. He took the diving catch of Mitchell Marsh of Australia. It was praised a lot. After this, Virat also took the catch of Adam Zampa.
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