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Virat Kohli Plays Cupid in a Playful Jab at Former Coach Ravi Shastri During T20 Commentary Session

Ravi Shastri, a former coach of Virat Kohli, received a playful jab from the star player during a commentary session for the Gujarat Titans vs Mumbai Indians match. Kohli, who had just played an impressive 77-run innings against Punjab Kings and was awarded the player of the match, teased Shastri about his potential inclusion in the T20 World Cup squad.

During this session, Kevin Pietersen suggested that the T20 World Cup in the USA could benefit greatly from someone like Kohli to help promote the game on a global scale. In response, Shastri emphasized that winning is more important than focusing solely on growth. He cited India’s success in winning the 2007 T20 World Cup as evidence of this approach.

Kohli’s impactful innings against Punjab Kings played a significant role in Royal Challengers Bangalore’s 4-wicket victory in front of an enthusiastic Chinnaswamy crowd. His knock of 77 runs, which included 11 fours and 2 sixes, further strengthened his case for selection in India’s upcoming T20 World Cup squad. Despite being dismissed while attempting another big shot, Kohli demonstrated his capabilities on the field.


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