Virat Kohli wins Gold Medal for outstanding fielding in IND vs AUS ICC World Cup 2023 Opener.
In a thrilling ICC World Cup 2023 opener, Team India defeats Australia by 6 wickets, with Virat Kohli’s brilliant batting and exceptional fielding earning him a gold medal. Get all the exciting details.
IND vs AUS: Virat Kohli wins gold medal for this thing, not batting, there was a lot of commotion in the dressing room.
In its first match of ICC World Cup 2023, Team India defeated Australia by 6 wickets. Virat Kohli and KL Rahul were the heroes of this spectacular victory of the Indian team.
Both of them made a partnership of 165 runs for the fourth wicket and snatched the victory from the jaws of Kangaroo team.
Rahul, who gave Team India its first win of the World Cup 2023 by hitting a six, was chosen as the Player of the Match. However, Virat Kohli was also awarded the gold medal in the dressing room.
Kohli got gold medal.
Actually, BCCI has shared a video on its social media account, in which the Indian team is seen in the dressing room after the match.
In the video, head coach Rahul Dravid and fielding coach T Dilip are seen announcing the award of gold medal to the player who did the best fielding in the match.
Dilip first praises the excellent fielding of Ishan Kishan and Shreyas Iyer. After this he praises Virat Kohli and calls him the best fielder of the match.
In the video, Dilip is seen wearing the gold medal to Virat. At the same time, Kohli is also seen posing for the photo in a funny manner while pressing the medal with his teeth.
Let us tell you that in the match, Kohli had taken a wonderful catch of Mitchell Marsh.
Kohli’s brilliant innings.
Kohli batted brilliantly on the difficult pitch of Chepauk and played a brilliant inning of 85 runs in 116 balls. Virat hit six fours during his innings.
Kohli along with KL Rahul made a partnership of 165 runs for the fourth wicket and completely eliminated the Kangaroo team from the match.
Rahul also added his colors.
KL Rahul also walked shoulder to shoulder with Virat Kohli. The Indian batsman faced 115 balls and played an unbeaten inning of 97 runs.
Rahul hit 8 fours and two sixes during his innings. Rahul hit a six on the second ball of the 42nd over and gave the Indian team the taste of its first victory of the World Cup 2023.