‘Those who attacked Virat Kohli…’: Australian legend slams critics | cricket | Catch My Job


Former Australian pacer Brett Lee has backed batting icon Virat Kohli after the former Indian captain played a magnificent knock against India’s arch-rivals Pakistan in the T20 World Cup 2022 on Sunday. Living up to everyone’s expectations, Kohli saved Rohit Sharma’s blushes in a blockbuster encounter between arch-rivals India and Pakistan at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Batting maestro Kohli launched an all-out attack against a Shaheen Shah Afridi-starred Pakistan side to bail India out of a precarious situation in the final thriller in Melbourne. After scoring his record 34th half-century, Kohli continued his onslaught and led India to a famous victory over Pakistan at the grandest of stages – the World Cup. From batting legend Sachin Tendulkar to former South Africa skipper AB de Villiers, Kohli has earned praise from the entire cricket fraternity for his brilliance against Pakistan.

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Speaking during an interaction organized by Legends League Cricket, former Australian pacer Lee hailed Kohli as a legend of the game. “I found it quite amusing when someone of Virat Kohli’s caliber was attacked. Those who attacked Kohli did not look at his record and his performances in the three formats of the game,” Lee told the news agency. PTI. “There are times when you don’t get hundreds or you don’t get fifties. It’s all part of professional sports. What I know is that Virat Kohli is a legend of the game and it’s very difficult to keep these guys at bay for long,” Lee added.

Batting icon Kohli smashed 82 off 53 balls to help India clinch the final match at the MCG on Sunday. The 33-year-old also broke multiple records with his match-winning knock against the Babar Azam-led side. The former Indian captain was adjudged the man of the match for his batting masterclass. Team India featuring star Kohli will take on the Netherlands in the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup on Thursday.


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