Kohli was batting on 44 off 60 balls and had Ajinkya Rahane (20 batting) for company during a stand of 71 for the fourth wicket as India ended the fourth day on 164 for 3 in pursuit of world record chase of 444.
Putting up a solid show of grit and gumption, India pipped Australia in the 2018-19 and 2020-21 editions of the Border-Gavaskar trophy by a similar 2-1 margin.
Speaking about his association with HSBC India, Virat Kohli said, 'I knew that the association would be very organic and natural and not be forced in any way.'
Captain Rohit Sharma & Co will be high on morale, having just put behind a successful IPL season. Cheteshwar Pujara has already got into the long-form mode, scoring three centuries and a fifty for Sussex in the English County Championship
It is not everyday that former India captain Virat Kohli has a role to play in arresting a criminal on the run for a murder.
India's Test batting mainstay Pujara could provide valuable insights to his teammates, having played extensively at Sussex in the English County Championship, while Kohli is at his absolute best having cracked two centuries and six half-tons for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the recently-concluded Indian Premier League.
India and Australia will battle each other for Test supremacy starting June 7, at the Oval in London. This isn't the first WTC final the UK is hosting and nor will it be the last. Here's why
Josh Hazlewood, who has been battling with multiple injuries over the last six months, had to cut short his IPL stint with a side issue. However, he feels he is not far from bowling full tilt as Australia gear up for the big final.
IPL 2023 has surpassed the previous IPL record of 18.7 million viewers set in 2019. More than 13 matches this season have exceeded the peak concurrency benchmark of 18 million.
The two other players who complete the first list of seven cricketers are Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Umesh Yadav and Lucknow Super Giants' Jaydev Unadkat, who is recovering from a shoulder injury.
Rishad Premji tweeted on Sunday night, thanking Virat Kohli for 'reminding us just how special you are,'.
Bangalore had to win the final IPL game in the league stage to claim the last available playoff spot, but Gill followed his century against Sunrisers Hyderabad with an unbeaten 104 off 52 balls as Gujarat reached 198-4 with five balls to spare for a six-wicket win.
In RCB's final match of the Tata IPL 2023, at the Chinnaswamy Stadium against Gujarat Titans, Karthik registered his 17th duck in the IPL after he was out first ball caught behind by left-arm pacer Yash Dayal.
Virat Kohli, whose strike-rate and batting against spin in the middle overs has often been questioned, has now scored back-to-back hundreds against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Gujarat Titans, taking him atop the list of highest number of century makers in the cash-rich league.
IPL 2023: After Kohli scored a 61-ball 101 in Royal Challengers Bangalore's 197 for five, it looked like the best effort on the day but Gill, who will be the torchbearer of Indian batting for the next 10 years, showed that he is better than the best.
Earlier, the start of the match was delayed by nearly an hour due to heavy rains that left the outfield of the M Chinnaswamy Stadium wet.
Virat Kohli smashed a sublime century and Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Faf du Plessis continued his run of supreme batting form in their team’s all-important eight-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League on May 18.
Whenever and wherever Virat Kohli has played, fans have turned up wearing the RCB jersey with 18 written at the back.
IPL 2023: Virat Kohli struck exactly 100 off 63 balls and shared 172 runs with captain Faf du Plessis (71) to help RCB chase down the target of 187 with four balls to spare for an eight-wicket win against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Virat Kohli scored his record sixth IPL century, off just 62 balls, against the Sunrisers Hyderabad on May 18 as RCB chased 187 with ease.
Indian Premier League: Klaasen displayed his big-hitting prowess, slamming six sixes and eight fours during his scintillating 51-ball 104-run knock to lift SRH to 186 for five from 28 for 2 in the fifth over.
Tector seventh place on the rankings, following a jump of 72 rating points, is the best by an Ireland batter.
This comes almost a year after the company raised $40 million in funding, which it had said would be used for building a team to expand into new geographies and categories.
With two weeks and 18 matches remaining in the league stage, no single team has been ruled out of contention for a final-four berth while not team has sealed their place either; there is everything to play for, making the last set of matches that much more exciting.
IPL 2023; Virat Kohli (55 off 56) completed his 'homecoming' with a landmark fifty before Mahipal Lomror (54 not out off 29) came up with a career-best knock to take Royal Challengers Bangalore to 181 for four.