The Rohit Sharma-led team India will take on England in their next match of World Cup 2023 in Lucknow on October 29. India need to win the all-important match to seal a spot in the semifinals.
The defending champions England have always proved to be a tough opponent for India in the history of the ODI World Cup. Therefore, players of team India are leaving no stone unturned to be fully prepared ahead of the crucial encounter.
Meanwhile, a picture of Virat Kohli bowling to Shubman Gill in the nets has been going viral on social media, raising various speculations. Ahead of the match on Sunday, Virat Kohli was spotted bowling in the nets.
Mil gaya hamara 6th bowler pic.twitter.com/YoZl4nTCbl— Introvert //🙇🏻♂️ (@introvert_hu_ji) October 26, 2023
In the absence of Hardik Pandya, Virat Kohli could be a viable 6th bowling option for Rohit Sharma. The stylish batsman chipped in for Pandya after the latter suffered an injury in the last match. So, fans are expecting Kohli to be the part-time bowler India is looking for in the absence of Pandya.
Cricket lovers across the globe have pinned their hopes on Virat who has been in terrific form in this World Cup. Until now, he has scored 354 runs in five games including a century against Bangladesh. The stylish batter is just one shy of equaling Sachin Tendulkar’s 49 ODI hundreds record.
Fans are manifesting that Kohli would equal Sachin Tendulkar with a century in the match against England and have their finger crossed. The run machine had a chance to hit another century against New Zealand in Dharmashala but fell five runs short.