Watch: Virat Kohli Salutes After Taking A Low-diving Catch Against Zimbabwe Goes Viral

By Daniel S

November 6, 2022

On 6 November 2022, team India locked horns with Zimbabwe at the MCG for their last match on the group stage. However, before that clash, India got qualified for the semi-finals of the ongoing 20-20 World Cup. So, it was a dead rubber for the Men in Blue ahead of the semi-finals.

Speaking of the match, Rohit Sharma won the toss and choose to bat first. However, they managed to put up a big total of 186 runs for five wickets on the board. But, during Zimbabwe’s innings, Virat Kohli came up with a reaction after taking a catch as the video went viral.

Here is the shared video:

Virat Kohli scored 26 runs off 25 balls against Zimbabwe in the 20-20 World Cup 2022

Speaking of the incident, it took place on the first delivery of Zimbabwe’s innings. Bhuvneshwar Kumar was bowing that over. For Zimbabwe, Wesley Madhevere was batting. But, on the first delivery, he got out for a golden duck. In that dismissal, Virat Kohli took a sharp catch in the covers.

But, after clinging to that catch, Virat Kohli came up with an epic reaction as fans loved it. He was also seen with a salute to send off the batter. Thus, they made the video viral on several social media platforms. Speaking of the match, India scored 186 runs for five wickets. Skipper Rohit Sharma failed once again. He scored 15 runs off 13 balls, including two fours. Suryakumar Yadav scored 61* runs off 25 balls, including six fours and four sixes. Along with him, KL Rahul also scored 51 runs off 35 balls, including three fours and three sixes. 

Virat Kohli scored 26 runs off 25 balls, including two boundaries. He batted at a strike rate of 104. For Zimbabwe, Sean Williams managed to take two wickets for nine runs in two overs. In reply, Zimbabwe lost their first wicket on the first ball only. In the first six overs, they managed to score 28 runs for three wickets. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, and Mohammed Shami managed to take one wicket each in the powerplay overs.