‘Virat Played With Stitches And Got A Century’: Sanjay Bangar Recalls Kohli Classic In IPL 2016 Season

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  • 2023-03-28T12:48:00

Virat Kohli was recently seen playing for India in the Border Gavaskar Trophy series and the ODI series against the Australian cricket team.

The former Indian captain who struggled to dictate the terms in the last three years as far in Test cricket eventually ended his Test ton drought in the fourth Test against the Aussies.

Yes, he rose to the occasion in the fourth and final Test against Australia at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Virat Kohli scored his 28th Test century.

His century came at the right time for Team India in the final Test match. Moreover, he was en route to scoring a brilliant double-century but was dismissed for 186.

Sanjay Bangar Recalls Kohli Classic In IPL 2016 Season
Sanjay Bangar Recalls Kohli Classic In IPL 2016 Season

Team India won the Border Gavaskar Trophy series by 2-1. However, they went on to lose the ODI series by 2-1. Meanwhile, Virat Kohli will be next seen in action for the upcoming edition of the IPL.

Virat Kohli will be giving it all to help Royal Challengers Bangalore win the first title. RCB made it to the finals on three occasions but lost all three finals.

Sanjay Bangar recalls Kohli classic in IPL 2016 season

Former Indian cricketer, Sanjay Bangar went on to recall Virat Kohli’s classic in the IPL 2016 season. Virat Kohli etched his name into the record books for scoring the most runs in a single season.

The right-handed batsman scored a record-breaking 973 runs in the 2016 IPL. Moreover, he also smashed as many as four centuries and seven centuries to his name.

Meanwhile, Sanjay Bangar spoke about the determination of Virat Kohli on the Star Sports YouTube channel. He recalled an episode when Virat Kohli walked to bat with stitches in his hand.

Despite the stitches in his hand, Kohli went on to score a century. Virat Kohli is one o the players to watch for in the sixteenth edition of the IPL.

“I remember a match, probably that was against Kings XI Punjab, where he played with stitches in hand and got a 100 in a 15-over match. That is phenomenal,” said Bangar.

Kohli is also the leading run-scorer in the history of the IPL. He scored 6624 runs in 223 matches at an average of 36.2 including five centuries and 44 fifties.

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