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Yearender 2016: The best knocks by Virat Kohli this year

AGE CORRESPONDENT

Published : Dec 23, 2016, 7:35 pm IST
Updated : Jul 8, 2017, 8:39 pm IST
  • Virat Kohli has come into his own this year, churning out good performances on a consistent basis. (Photo: PTI)
    Virat Kohli has come into his own this year, churning out good performances on a consistent basis. (Photo: PTI)
  •  55 not out vs Pakistan, T20I: The target of 119 posted by Pakistan at the Eden Gardens during this ICC World T20 match is not a big total by any stretch of imagination. However, India found themselves struggling after the loss of three early wickets for just 23 runs. However, Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh dug their heels in, to score the big runs and take India through to an eleventh World Cup win against Pakistan. (Photo: AFP)
    55 not out vs Pakistan, T20I: The target of 119 posted by Pakistan at the Eden Gardens during this ICC World T20 match is not a big total by any stretch of imagination. However, India found themselves struggling after the loss of three early wickets for just 23 runs. However, Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh dug their heels in, to score the big runs and take India through to an eleventh World Cup win against Pakistan. (Photo: AFP)
  •  82 not out vs Australia, T20I: Yet another knock where Kohli saw India through to the finish line. This time, the Men in Blue had to chase down a much more challenging target of 161, as Kohli combined with Yuvraj and skipper MS Dhoni to register the win. (Photo: AFP)
    82 not out vs Australia, T20I: Yet another knock where Kohli saw India through to the finish line. This time, the Men in Blue had to chase down a much more challenging target of 161, as Kohli combined with Yuvraj and skipper MS Dhoni to register the win. (Photo: AFP)
  •  200 vs West Indies, Test: Kohli has been an all-round performer this season, scoring heavily across all the formats of the game. This time, she showed his mastery with in the longer version, notching up a double ton in West Indies. (Photo: AFP)
    200 vs West Indies, Test: Kohli has been an all-round performer this season, scoring heavily across all the formats of the game. This time, she showed his mastery with in the longer version, notching up a double ton in West Indies. (Photo: AFP)
  •  211 vs New Zealand, Test: This was essentially a dead-rubber, after India took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-Test series against New Zealand. However, Kohli’s 211 in the first innings helped put India on the front foot. (Photo: BCCI)
    211 vs New Zealand, Test: This was essentially a dead-rubber, after India took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-Test series against New Zealand. However, Kohli’s 211 in the first innings helped put India on the front foot. (Photo: BCCI)
  •  85 not out vs New Zealand, ODI: 85 not out vs New Zealand, ODI: Kohli showed that he can adapt to the situation, according to the needs of the team, as he combined skipper MS Dhoni to score an unbeaten 85, guiding India through to the finish line. (Photo: BCCI)
    85 not out vs New Zealand, ODI: 85 not out vs New Zealand, ODI: Kohli showed that he can adapt to the situation, according to the needs of the team, as he combined skipper MS Dhoni to score an unbeaten 85, guiding India through to the finish line. (Photo: BCCI)
  •  154 not out vs New Zealand, ODI: The Kiwis had posted a challenging total of 285 Mohali, but thanks to Virat Kohli, India got over the finish line with relative ease – yet again. (Photo: BCCI)
    154 not out vs New Zealand, ODI: The Kiwis had posted a challenging total of 285 Mohali, but thanks to Virat Kohli, India got over the finish line with relative ease – yet again. (Photo: BCCI)
  •  235 vs England, Test: Coming back to the longer version of the game, Kohli led India from the front, helping his side post a massive 631 in the first innings. This big total helped the hosts inflict an innings-defeat over England. (Photo: BCCI)
    235 vs England, Test: Coming back to the longer version of the game, Kohli led India from the front, helping his side post a massive 631 in the first innings. This big total helped the hosts inflict an innings-defeat over England. (Photo: BCCI)

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