ICC has been witnessing great knocks at World Cups from a long time. Virat Kohli has come up with few himself. Several Teams have come up with those extraordinary performances and performers making headlines. Kapil Dev made headlines with his 175 that changed India’s fortunes at CWC 1983. They went on to win the cup.
Also, there have been great ODI knocks at bilateral and triangular, quadralateral series over the years. Sachin Tendulkar innings in Dubai have been etched in History of Game as Desert Storm against Australia. Now, Virat Kohli has played an innings to that effect against Pakistan in T20I CWC 2022. He single-handedly pulled off win for India.
While India could not repeat 1983 victory, they did qualify for Semi-Finals. Virat Kohli has hit an impossible six against Haris Rauf in the match for 18.2 ball. That shot has changed belief in the camp as well. He just miraculously won the game for his country. Now, ICC has called the shot, Shot of the Century.
Virat Kohli pulled that shot off against run of the play. Haris Rauf has been categorised as the bowler hard to hit. But he just dismissed him over his head at 144 kmph speed and that too a ball on good length. It is hard to pick and hit that far. Hence, we agree with Shot of the Century, verdict.