Virat Kohli’s celebration: The Indian captain let out the ‘Bat does the talking’ celebration after scoring his 25th Test hundred.
During the third day of the second Test of the ongoing India’s tour of Australia at Perth, India captain Virat Kohli scored his 25th Test century as he played yet another potentially game-changing innings in Test cricket.
In which is seventh Test century against Australia and sixth in Australia, Kohli was seen in sublime touch throughout the innings. Coming in to bat at 8-2 yesterday, Kohli once again rescued India from a spot of bother.
Kohli magnificent century was his fifth in 2018, 14th in overseas Test matches and 18th as captain. All the numbers combine together to speak highly about his current spree of achieving milestones at will.
On the second delivery of the 81st over, Kohli hit an exquisite straight drive off Australia spearhead Mitchell Starc to bring up his century. While the crowd, Indian dressing room and fans back home cherished another Kohli masterclass, the master out on display a subdued celebration.
While Kohli didn’t do anything out of the box, he once again signaled towards his bat stating that it is his bat which does the talking. Watch the full video below:
— Fox Cricket (@FoxCricket) December 16, 2018
Kohli and the Indian fans would have hoped of Kohli to stay in the middle at lease till India close in on the Australian total of 326. In what didn’t happen eventually, Kohli ended up scoring 123 (257) with the help of 13 fours and a six. He got out in a slight controversial manner after there was an initial apprehension on Peter Handscomb’s catch at second slip.
Read some of the latest Twitter reactions on Kohli below:
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) December 16, 2018
— BCCI (@BCCI) December 16, 2018
💯 for Kohli! 👏👏
— ICC (@ICC) December 16, 2018
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) December 16, 2018