Virat Kohli scored 35 runs against Pakistan.
India beat Pakistan by 5 wickets in Asia Cup 2022.
Virat Kohli has not scored any international century since November 2019.
New Delhi. Actor Vijay Deverakonda has expressed his desire to do a biopic on star batsman Virat Kohli. Kohli is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in modern-day cricket, as he has scored 70 international hundreds. This maestro of batting has a huge fan following all over the world. He is the most followed Indian on the social media platform Instagram (212 million).
Vijay Deverakonda had reached Dubai on Sunday (28 August) to watch the much-awaited India vs Pakistan match. This was the first match of both India and Pakistan in the Asia Cup 2022. Along with watching the match, Vijay was here promoting his recently released film Liger. Before the match, when the presenters asked him which player he would like to play on the big screen. On this the 33-year-old actor expressed his desire to do a biopic on Kohli.
During the pre-match show, Deverakonda said that he expects Virat Kohli to score a half-century against Pakistan. He said on Star Sports, “I am very excited. I hope Kohli scores at least 50 runs today. Once he scores more than 20 runs, he can cross this stage. This is his 100th match and I can’t wait to watch it.” Vijay Deverakonda said that since the biopic of Mahendra Singh Dhoni has already been attempted, he would love to do the role of Virat Kohli. He said, “Dhoni Bhai’s biopic has already been done by Sushant Singh Rajput. So now I would like to do a biopic of Virat Anna.”
When he was asked on whom would you like to make a biopic, he replied, “Dhoni bhai biopic already did by Sushant so I’m interested to do Virat anna biopic”#VijayDeverakonda #Viratkohli #Liger pic.twitter.com/M5y38ULEys
— FilmiFever (@FilmiFever) August 28, 2022
She recently made her Bollywood debut with Liger. Directed by Puri Jagannath, the film also featured Ananya Pandey. Meanwhile, Virat Kohli scored 35 runs in 34 balls against rivals Pakistan while chasing a target of 148 runs on Sunday. He was playing a little light in the beginning, but after facing a few balls, he picked up the pace and hit three fours and a six. It was an exciting match, where Pakistan had to face defeat by 5 wickets. The hero of this match was Hardik Pandya. He played a match winning innings of 33 * runs in 17 balls. Earlier he also took 3 wickets. India won the match in 19.4 overs.
Let us tell you that recently Virat Kohli took a break from the tour of West Indies and Zimbabwe. The 33-year-old batsman has become the second player to play 100 international matches across all formats. Former New Zealand player Ross Taylor was the first to achieve this feat. He played 112 Tests, 236 Tests and 102 T20 Internationals during his illustrious career. Taylor took retirement earlier this year in April. Virat Kohli was not running in form for some time. He has not scored any international century since November 2019.
FIRST PUBLISHED : August 31, 2022, 11:00 IST