Twitter abuzz with praise for Kohli after brilliant knock

Sachin Tendulkar, Shane Warne, Saqlain Mushtaq, Shane Watson and many others on Twitter praised Virat Kohli for his fighting innings under pressure to take India to the semifinals of the World Twenty20.

Virat Kohli's match-winning knock evoked praises across the cricketing fraternity.   -  Reuters

Twitterati was abuzz with praise for Virat Kohli after he single-handedly guided India to the semifinals of the ICC World Twenty20 with a master-class unbeaten 82-run knock in the must-win last group match against Australia in Mohali. Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar led the tributes for Kohli, terming his last night’s innings as a “special” one.





Another batting legend Brian Lara said Kohli was an “unbelievable” batsman.





Kohli’s teammates Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh and Shikhar Dhawan also praised Kohli for his batsmanship and match-winning abilities.Former Pakistan offspinner Saqlain Mushtaq was also full of praise for Kohli.

















BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur termed Kohli as having a 'great' temperament.





Australian cricketers Glenn Maxwell and just-retired Shane Watson, who witnessed Kohli’s brilliance from close quarters yesterday, said they were beaten by a cricketing genius.