“Cometh the hour, Cometh the man,” rightly said Ravi Shastri on the eve of Diwali after Virat Kohli produced a staggering victory knock against the Asian neighbor, Pakistan.
The chase-master, Virat Kohli, scored a magnificent 82 not-out in just 53 balls, with India winning their tournament opener in the last ball of the match by 4 wickets.
Many have already called this the greatest innings of Virat in the format. Here you can find a few of Virat Kohli’s mind-boggling batting performances in the longest format.
Virat’s knock has not just erupted the 90000 people who watched the innings live in the massive Melbourne Cricket Stadium but also completely stormed Social Media worldwide.
This article is a compilation of Twitter reactions of the legendary cricketers and people connected to Virat’s career.
Starting with the closest of Virat in the game, AB de Villiers:
ICC made sure they paid their tribute to the King himself:
You cannot ignore the words of the man who witnessed the Virat’s unbelievable innings from the best possible seat and the one who started the Indian attack when they were nowhere close to the target:
The former coach, Ravi Shastri always has the best words for the big stages:
Champion cricketer Yuvraj Singh kept it sweet and short!
One of the bests of the game about the best of the bests:
WHAT. A. TWEET. from Robin Uthappa:
We march on together… says Yuzvendra Chahal!
Australian former cricketer, Mark Waugh claims this is the best he has ever seen in the shortest format:
Suresh Raina called Virat, the Goat!
Finally, the God of Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar, pours praise on the master innings of Virat!
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