In the fourth T20, India defeated New Zealand in a super over, but after the match, Virat Kohli made a big disclosure that he did not want to come to bat.
In a thrilling match played at Westpac Stadium, Team India registered a stunning victory. In the Superover, the Indian team beat New Zealand for the second time in a row. Team India had a target of 14 runs in the super over, which was composed by KL Rahul and Virat Kohli. However, after this win, there is a big revelation that Team India captain Virat Kohli did not want to come to bat in the Super Over. Captain Virat Kohli himself revealed this after the match.
Virat did not want to bat in the super over!
After the match, Virat Kohli said that he wanted to send Sanju Samson along with KL Rahul to bat in the Super Over. Sanju Samson could not contribute much in the match but Kohli said that at one time he was thinking of sending him along with KL Rahul for the super over. He said, 'Initially we were thinking of sending Samson and KL in the super over, but then KL said that I should bat. This decision also went in favor of Team India and KL Rahul scored 10 in the super over and Virat Kohli scored 6 runs to win the team.
Learned to remain calm with victory,
Indian captain Virat Kohli said on Friday that he missed an important lesson by missing two consecutive Superovers against New Zealand, to remain calm till the end and come back when given the chance. After the match, Kohli said, "In the last two matches, I have learned something new, when the opposing team is playing well, then stay calm till the end and try to come back." New Zealand needed 11 runs in the last two overs with seven wickets remaining but the match was abandoned and eventually the Indian team topped the Super Over. The Indian captain said that winning two consecutive Super overs The spirit is revealed. Kohli said, 'We cannot expect more exciting matches than this. We had not played super overs before and now we have won two. This shows the spirit of the team.
Kohli praised Saini
Kohli (Virat Kohli) also praised young fast bowler Navdeep Saini who could not take wickets on Friday. He said, 'Saini impressed again with his speed. We are proud of the kind of game we showed. Tim Southee, who took command of New Zealand due to the injury of regular captain Kane Williamson, said that he gave opportunities to India which took full advantage of it. Saudi said, 'It was difficult in the circumstances we put ourselves in. We gave them a chance and they took full advantage of it.
Shardul became hero of victory
Shardul Thakur became the hero of India's victory. Shardul Thakur took two wickets for 33 runs and scored the last over against New Zealand in which the Kiwi team needed only seven runs. Thakur took 2 wickets for just 6 runs in this over. While two batsmen were run out. Thakur said after the match, 'I feel very good. We won in such a tough match. We cannot expect more from these two matches. From the last two matches we learned that hope should never be abandoned. Team India has won four matches of T20 series, now the last T20 will be played in Mount Maunganui on Sunday.