Pune: India defeated Bangladesh by 7 wickets in the 17th match of the current World Cup cricket series. Indian player Virat Kohli scored a century in this match. He also won the man of the match award.
Virat Kohli, who has played four matches in the current series, has scored 259 runs. It includes 2 half cents and a cent. Along with this century against Bangladesh, Kohli has recorded 48 centuries in ODI cricket. Overall he has recorded 78 centuries in international cricket. Similarly, he has crossed 26,000 runs. His 3rd century in World Cup arena. This is the first century he has registered while chasing runs in a World Cup series.
“I’m sorry I robbed Jadeja of the man of the match award. I wanted to contribute a lot to the team. I have registered a half-century in the World Cup arena. But, I could not turn it into a positive. This time I did it right.
I was determined to play till the end of this match. I have done that many times in the past for the team. I started this innings with a free hit and a boundary, a six. It’s like a dream start. It is a great experience to play at home surrounded by fans,” said Kohli, who received the man of the match award after the win. KL Rahul assisted Virat Kohli to score a century in this match.