October 25

Away we go: Virat Kohli holidays with Anushka Sharma after New Zealand ODI series win

first_img India Today Web Desk Mount MaunganuiJanuary 29, 2019UPDATED: January 29, 2019 09:58 IST Virat Kohli said after the third ODI win that he is looking forward to the break now (Virat Kohli Instagram)HIGHLIGHTSVirat Kohli has been rested for the final two ODIs and T20I series vs New ZealandIndia (244/3) beat New Zealand (243) by 7 wickets in 3rd ODI to take an unbeatable 3-0 series leadRohit Sharma will lead India in Kohli’s absence on the remainder of the tourIndia captain Virat Kohli will be very satisfied with the way his team has performed in the ongoing three-match ODI series against New Zealand.Kohli’s team produced three clinical performances over the past week to take an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the five-match series.The latest victory in the third ODI on Monday came after India beat New Zealand by 7 wickets in Mount Maunganui.With the series in the bag, Kohli is now off holidaying with his wife Anushka Sharma, who was seen cheering for cricketer in the first three games.Kohli posted a picture with the Bollywood actress on his Instagram page in which the couple could be seen outside a private jet, the picturesque locale however, remains a mystery.Kohli has been rested for the final two ODIs and the T20I series against New Zealand. Rohit Sharma will take over as captain for the five limited-overs matches.The 30-year-old even said after the third ODI that he is looking forward to the break now.”I haven’t had a break for a long time. It’s been a very hectic Australian tour and now I go on a break very happy 3-0 up sealing the series.”I can relax and enjoy my break. Someday someone has to take your place and that’s how the game goes. I’m pretty happy contributing for the team as much as I can,” Kohli said at the post-match presentation.advertisementKohli has reasons to be thrilled with the way his team played. India were clinical and ruthless as the batting and bowling units clicked together perfectly.After three matches, India’s top three happen to be the three leading scorers in the series. Shikhar Dhawan has 169 runs, Rohit Sharma has 160 while Kohli finished with 148 runs including two scores in the 40s and his best of 60 on Monday.Kuldeep Yadav with 8 wickets is the most successful bowler in the series. Mohammed Shami (7) and Yuzvendra Chahal (6) are second and third respectively while Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Trent Boult are joint-fourth with four wickets apiece.No other New Zealand bowler has more than Boult’s four wickets and that itself reflects the massive gulf between the two teams.Also Read | This is the India team I always fantasised about as a player: Sanjay ManjrekarAlso Read | New Zealand better team than Australia, India have been too good: Harbhajan SinghAlso Read | Wasn’t even 10 per cent of what Shubman Gill is when I was 19: Virat KohliAlso Read | Scott Styris trolls New Zealand after Virat Kohli’s India win ODI seriesFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow India vs New ZealandFollow Virat KohliFollow Anushka SharmaFollow Mount Maunganui ODIFollow Tauranga ODI Away we go: Virat Kohli holidays with Anushka Sharma after New Zealand ODI series winIndia vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli has been rested for the final two ODIs against New Zealand as India took an unbeatable lead after winning the third match in Mount Maunganui on Monday.advertisementlast_img

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