Topic: Virat Kohli
If Virat Kohli was the star for India with the bat, Mohammed Shami was undoubtedly the hero with the ball. He has the most wickets in this tournament so far, 23 and counting.
An unbeaten 82 from Virat Kohli led India to a last-ball win over Pakistan to supercharge their bid for a first Twenty20 World Cup crown since 2007 in Melbourne.
Virat Kohli has stepped down as captain of India's Test side following their 2-1 series defeat by South Africa.
The Mumbai Police has arrested a 23-year-old man Ramnagesh Srinivas Akubathini from Hyderabad for issuing a rape threat to Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's minor daughter on Twitter.
Skipper Virat Kohli had thrown his full support behind Mohammed Shami, after the fast bowler faces Islamophobic abuse on social media following India’s T20 World Cup cricket defeat against Pakistan. But, the issue is far from over as many tweeple associated with Hindutva abused Kohli and his family and even issued a rape threat to the captain's 10-month-old daughter on social media.
Ahead of India's second T20 World Cup match against New Zealand, skipper Virat Kohli threw his weight behind teammate Mohammad Shami who faced Islamophobic abuse after India’s 10-wicket loss to Pakistan in the team’s T20 World Cup opener.