IPL 2018: Virat Kohli appreciates Trent Boult’s stunner
Virat Kohli admitted that he did not feel bad to get out due to such a brilliant catch.
Updated - Apr 22, 2018 6:22 pm
Yesterday, RCB registered their second win of the campaign, as they won by 6 wickets with 2 overs to spare. AB de Villiers was the hero of the day as he scored 90 runs off just 39 balls. Earlier RCB’s captain Virat Kohli was looking in good knick, as he was batting on 30 runs of just 25 balls. He along with AB de Villiers looked to have settled the RCB ship as they were looking in a good position.
Dismissal of Virat Kohli
In the 11th over of the innings, Harshal Patel came on to bowl as he tried to break the partnership developing between Kohli and de Villiers. The right-arm fast bowler bowled a full, which Virat Kohli flicked towards the square leg. The ball seemed to be going for six, but Trent Boult had different plans as he snatched the ball of thin air to take one of the best catches of the tournament.
Everyone seemed to be surprised, as no one expected that catch to be taken. TV replays confirmed that it was a clear catch and Virat Kohli was asked to walk towards his dressing room.
Trent Boult was praised
In the post-match conference, the Indian captain praised Trent Boult’s effort. Virat Kohli admitted that he did not feel bad to get out due to such a brilliant catch. He did not shy away from giving due credit to Trent Boult.
“It’s one of those things you see regularly in the IPL. It’s good for the fans as well and when you look back you don’t really feel bad getting out to a catch like that, full credit to Trent,” Kohli said as quoted by the Times Now.
Trent Boult’s captain Gautam Gambhir also appreciated his effort, he said that it was the best catch he had ever seen.”It’s the best catch I’ve ever seen. It was unbelievable because left-hander and he grabbed it with his right hand. It’s never easy,” Gambhir added on after Daredevils’ six-wicket defeat.