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Virat Kohli hit a brilliant half-century as the Indian captain against England in the 3 T20Is.

Virat Kohli once again sealed his authority with a brilliant half-century in the third T20I against England at the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad. India’s line-up with Jofra Archer and Mark Wood fizzled out to bat first. The likes of Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul and Ishan Kishan went back to the hut without any effect as the men below looked like post-totals. However, Captain Kohli had different plans as he showed his in the midst of tough conditions and recorded his 27th T20I fifty, For any player.

When Kohli came to bat in the fifth over, India were 20/2. The deck was helping the pacers and the talisman batsman had a difficult task at hand. However, he dropped his A-game and smacked the visiting bowlers all over the park. While Kohli recreated the Indian innings with Rishabh Pant, he became fearless in the end overs. He hit boundaries and sixes for fun as the ball was flying all over the arena. Overall, he scored 77 runs in just 46 balls, as India advanced to 156/6 in their scheduled 20 overs. India vs England cricket score 3 T20I 2021 update.

With this, Kohli also equaled New Zealand star Kane Williamson’s highest T20 fifty as a captain. Williamson and Kohli have now scored 11 T20I half-centuries while leading their respective teams. Fans were thrilled to see Kohli’s scuffle as bridges of praise were tied on social media. have a look!

27th Fifty !!

VVS Laxman impressed !!

Another stellar knock !!

Some stats here !!

Wasim Jaffer ate !!

Tremendous strike !!

Great knock !!

Although the target of 157 runs may not seem massive, India will have to defend themselves given the condition of the pitch. Notably, the five-match series is tied 1–1 after the first two games and the winner of this competition will take a 2–1 lead.

(The above story first appeared on March 16, 2021 09:15 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, the world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website.)