Blog - Sports

Virat Kohli wins the Best Fielder of the Series medal after a stunning save at the boundary rope!

A gripping and exciting T20 International match took place at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru during the 3rd T20 between India and Afghanistan on Wednesday, January 17th. Rohit Sharma and Ravi Bishnoi emerged as the key figures in India’s triumph. Rohit showcased his prowess with a remarkable century, while leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi displayed exceptional skills in the Super Over, playing a crucial role in India’s outstanding performance. A standout moment in the game occurred when Virat Kohli made a spectacular catch near the boundary line. This pivotal catch not only thwarted Afghanistan’s likely win but also led the match into a Super Over.

Virat Kohli in the stunning fielding effort during India's 3rd T20I against Afghanistan.
Virat Kohli in the stunning fielding effort during India’s 3rd T20I against Afghanistan.

Spinner Washington Sundar bowled as batsman Karim Jannat attempted an airborne shot to clear Virat Kohli, who stood just in front of the Indian dugout during the 17th over of Afghanistan’s innings. The Indian cricket legend displayed remarkable skill, nearly completing a one-handed catch with a last-minute leap in the air. Recognizing that his momentum might carry him beyond the boundary, he adeptly threw the ball back into play. Virat Kohli’s outstanding fielding not only contributed to India’s victory but also earned him the Fielder of the Series Medal.
During the ODI World Cup, they introduced the practice of presenting a medal to the top fielder.

A look at Virat Kohli’s performance in IND vs AFG T20Is 

Virat Kohli made his T20I comeback after a long 14-month gap. Kohli missed out on playing the series opener against Afghanistan due to personal reasons. In the 2nd T20I, the senior batter managed to play a 29-run innings. Kohli faced a rare setback, getting dismissed for a golden duck in the T20 International, his first-ever in the format.

Explore more sports-related news at Serene Writer –

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *