Fans are a huge part of the game, as they act as one singular force that can inspire the players to another level all together.
This time it happened during the 1st ODI between India and New Zealand when the most sought-after player Virat Kohli geared up to bat in the wake of team losing Shikhar Dhawan early on in the innings.
It was Virat Kohli’s 200th ODI appearance when he came in out to wield the willow and the fans from Wankhede went berserk at the sight of him.
Sparked with ‘Kohli, Kohli’ chants by the fans, it resonated all around the stadium which surely would have boosted Virat Kohli as the Indian skipper strode out to bat.
Much to his sheer genius, he got the better of the New Zealand bowlers and went on to score his 31st ODI century to surpass Ricky Ponting’s record of 30 ODI centuries.
Virat Kohli scored 121 runs that included 9 fours and a couple of sixes in his staggering innings that piloted India to a commendable 280 runs.
Kohli is only behind Sachin in terms of centuries in ODI’s and being in good shape like this could well get him to the top level.
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