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Virat Kohli’s Adelaide affair continues

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Published Jan 27, 2016, 1:22 am IST
Updated Jan 27, 2016, 9:49 am IST
Happy that our T20 World Cup preparation starts from here with a win, we will go on from this game, says Kohli.
Continuing his brilliant run of form at the Adelaide Oval, Virat Kohli slammed unbeaten 90 to power India to victory in the first T20 against Australia. (Photo: AP)
 Continuing his brilliant run of form at the Adelaide Oval, Virat Kohli slammed unbeaten 90 to power India to victory in the first T20 against Australia. (Photo: AP)

Adelaide: Had Virat Kohli, who remained unbeaten on 90, scored a ton on Tuesday he would have become the first batsman to reach the triple-figure mark in all the format’s in one venue.

Read: In Adelaide they will name a stand after Kohli, says Dhoni

 

“I could take this stadium with me wherever I bat. I was just trying to keep things simple. I believe that in T20 as well. This stadium is right up there with anywhere in the world. I would love to thank the fans for coming out and supporting us,” he said after being named MoM.

 

Watch Virat Kohli talk about his performance and the win being a perfect start to the T20I serieshttp://www.bcci.tv/videos/id/1833/indias-tour-of-australia-2016-virat-kohli-interview #AusvInd

 

Posted by Indian Cricket Team on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

“Happy that our T20 World Cup preparation starts from here with a win, we will go on from this game. “It was a good batting strip, the ball came nicely on to the bat, I could play my shots. The crowd have been brilliant as well, they have supported us very well right throughout the tour,” the 27-year-old added.

Kohli’s verbal spat with Smith
Aussie skipper Steve Smith (21) looked in good touch before Ravindra Jadeja stole an edge off him at extra cover. Kohli took the catch and retorted.

 

His gesture meant that Smith had been too chatty with him on the field though the actual reason for his behaviour is still unclear.

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