Indian run machine Virat Kohli was at his best both on and off the field during the first day of the second Test against West Indies at Sabina Park in Jamaica.Virat Kohli’s fine performance with the bat saw the men in blue to a decent score on the opening day, Kohli was seen obliging fans’ request for autoghaphs. The BCCI shared a clip on social media and captioned it: Virat just being Virat. Pics, Autographs, Smiles, Winning hearts #TeamIndia @imVkohli
Skippers brilliant 76 and Mayank Agrawal’s fifty saw the Indian team post 264 after losing 5 wickets on the opening day to take an edge over the Caribbean side. Batting first on a tricky pitch, India were reduced to 46/2 but Kohli and Mayank Agrawal revamped the innings with a 69 runs partnership.
Virat Kohli then went on to build 49 runs partnership alongside Ajinkya Rahane from 19 overs from the fourth wicket, which saw India amass 85 runs from 29 overs.
But the two big wickets of Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane in the final spell halted India just when the men in blue were pushing themselves towards a position of strength. The skipper played 163 deliveries which included 10 boundaries.
At the end of the day, Rishabh Pant and Hanuma Vihari were batting on 27 and 42 respectively, having scored 62 runs from 17.5 overs.