IPL 10: Kevin Pietersen picks his shot of the tournament
Kohli's magnificent shot had come in the last league game of the season.
Published - May 18, 2017 11:46 am | Updated - May 18, 2017 11:46 am
English cricketer Kevin Pietersen has been donning the hat of the commentator this season in the Indian Premier League. He has had a great time in the commentary box this year thus far. The fans have been loving his insights on the game as well. Even KP has been very vocal and crisp about his opinions on various aspects of the tournament. Recently, he had expressed his disappointment over the exclusion of Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler from the playoffs.
He had noted that it was just a shame to see two of the best English players miss out on the big playoffs of the season since they had to be on the national duty. Now, Kevin Pietersen has another interesting opinion on one of the most talked about topics this season. There has been a lot of discussion over the best shot of the tournament. The English cricketer is pretty much clear about his opinion on the same.
He recently posted a video of his social media pages and expressed his awe for a cover drive lofted six hit by Virat Kohli in the tournament. He cited that the shot hit by the Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper is arguably the best shot of the tournament.
Kohli’s magnificent shot had come in the last league game of the season. Playing against the Delhi Daredevils at the Feroze Shah Kotla, Kohli had finished as the top scorer for his side in the match with 58 to his name in 45 deliveries. He has handed the FBB Stylish Player of the Match for his efforts. He had given away his award to his fans present at the venue.
En route his knock, during the 9th over, Kohli played the magnificent shot. Corey Anderson bowled a good length delivery. Kohli just helped it on its way as the ball took the aerial rout after a check shot that went over the covers for a maximum. Kevin Pietersen posted the video of the same on the social media.
Watch the Kevin Pietersen post here: