New Delhi. Former Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli is known for his explosive batting. One step away from reaching the pinnacle of centuries, the legend loves bowling. Virat Kohli, who has often expressed his love for his bowling, impressed everyone with his wicket against the Netherlands. However, this is not the first time he has found success in ODIs. So far, Kohli has made big players his prey in this format.
Indian team’s winning campaign in ICC ODI World Cup continues. Team India ended the league stage with a win against the Netherlands, continuing their winning streak. Batting first after winning the toss, India made a huge score of 410 for 4 on the back of centuries from Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul. After this, the Netherlands were bowled out for 250 runs and won by a huge margin of 160 runs. The highlight of the match for India was the wickets taken by captain Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli.
How many wickets in Virat Kohli’s ODI?
Virat Kohli took one wicket while bowling against Netherlands. With this he took his number of wickets in ODIs to 5. Surprisingly, 4 of the 5 wickets he has taken so far are wicketkeepers.
Kohli’s first wicket in ODIs was of former England captain Alastair Cook. This is the only name that counts among the leading batsmen. After this, Craig Kieswetter (England), Quinton de Kock (South Africa), Brendon McCullum (New Zealand) and Scott Edwards (Netherlands) have been dismissed by Virat Kohli on his own ball. Surprisingly, all these four are wicketkeeper batsmen.
First published: November 13, 2023, 17:29 IST