Rahul Dravid encouraged Virat Kohli after his poor performance against England in the semi-final 2 match

The T20 World Cup 2024 Semi-final-2 match was played between India and England at the Providence Stadium in Guyana. During the match, a clip surfaced that is becoming increasingly viral on social media. Indian team coach Rahul Dravid was seen consoling former Indian team captain Virat Kohli after he was out in the semi-final match.

In an attempt to take advantage of the powerplay against England, Kohli was clean bowled by Reece Topley. After which, he looked angry, and Kohli sat dejectedly in the dressing room. Coach Dravid went to him and was seen consoling him.

This season, King Kohli’s bat has remained silent throughout the tournament in the T20 World Cup 2024. The 35-year-old player has scored at an average of just 10.71 in the 7 matches played in the entire tournament. All the fans expected that Kohli would definitely score on a big stage like the semi-finals but this was not possible.

Virat Kohli’s performance in T20 World Cup knockout matches

  • 72 not out off 44 balls vs South Africa, semifinal, 2014, Mirpur
  • 77 off 58 balls vs Sri Lanka, final, 2014, Mirpur
  • 89 not out off 47 balls vs West Indies, semifinal, 2016, Mumbai
  • 50 off 40 balls vs England, semifinal, 2022, Adelaide
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Virat Kohli (T20 World Cup)

This is the first time in the history of T20 World Cup that Kohli has been out on a low score in a knockout match. His stature becomes even higher in knockout matches. But the special thing about all these brilliant innings is that all of them have come at his favorite order of number three. This is the first time that Virat is opening in an ICC tournament.

The Indian team has confirmed its berth in the final by defeating England by 68 runs in the semi-final-2 match. On the other hand, South Africa has also made it to the final by defeating Afghanistan in the semi-final match. The final match between the two teams will be played on Saturday at Kensington Oval in Barbados. Both the teams have not lost a single match in the tournament so far.

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