Kohli once again played a fabulous innings for India but somehow this time, our bowlers gave it away. With the innings of 89* off 47 balls, Kohli helped India put up a robust total of 192 on the scoreboard against West Indies in the semifinals played at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
With this loss, India is out of the contest and West Indians have advanced to the finals that will be played at the Eden Gardens against England.
Social media, on the other hand, was on a different high altogether. It had a blast as Kohli scored with the bat and the ball and WI's star batsman Chris Gayle went out early. But the matched slipped away and now that India has lost, everything seems a little less funny.
1. INDIAA, INDIAAA.
#IndvsWI— Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) March 31, 2016
Today West Indians & Indians will play in West India. May the Best Indians win.
2. God was there at the semis.
— The-Lying-Lama (@KyaUkhaadLega) March 31, 2016
3. Ah oh.
If you turn Andre Russell upside down, you can use him as a toilet cleaning brush. #IndvsWI— HINDUSTAN ZINDABAD (@HaramiParindey) March 31, 2016
4. Remember the interview?
.@henrygayle please blush baby.— Trendulkar (@Trendulkar) March 31, 2016
5. Bhaag Dhoni Bhaag.
Dhoni & Kohli run like they are running away from the past.— Trendulkar (@Trendulkar) March 31, 2016
6. Only Mumbaikars will get this.
Rahane is a man. Dombivli is an emotion.— Lukka bhai (@prtxt) March 31, 2016
7. Sorry, West Indies!
Hey WestIndies - pic.twitter.com/10JLkemx01— Trendulkar (@Trendulkar) March 31, 2016
8. Little Master.
The best part about Sunil Gavaskar is that he can slow the game and reduce the run-rate just by his commentary. 🙏🏻🙏🏻#IndvsWI— The-Lying-Lama (@KyaUkhaadLega) March 31, 2016
9. It was a close contest though!
11. Dhoni Usain Bolt.
12. Kapil Dev with his epic Hindi commentary.
Kohli ka end tak khada rehna boht zaruri hai -Kapil Dev— Neha Choudhary (@nehachoudhary01) March 31, 2016
13. Sorry, Nehra.
Umpire ko samjh hi nahi aata ki Nehra appeal kar raha hai ya aarakshan maang raha hai 😂😂 #IndvsWI— Sri Free Rofl Gandhi (@RoflGandhi_) March 31, 2016
No ball pe catch pic.twitter.com/WHH474fV4m— Bakwas Rider (@BakwasRadio) March 31, 2016
If it's an England v India final, I want a Nasser Hussain v Ravi Shastri cage-match before the toss— Sidvee (@sidvee) March 30, 2016
16. Please bring us the World Cup, Kohli. Oh wait.
Kohli is always good at chasing.— Sorabh Pant (@hankypanty) March 31, 2016
Today he is chasing a World Cup Final.#IndvsWI
17. You're Dhawan.
Everyone is praising Kohli but you cannot forget the important contribution of Shikhar Dhawan for staying out in this match. #IndvsWI— Sand-d Singh (@Sand_In_Deed) March 31, 2016
If Sachin is God, Virat Kohli is "Oh My God".— Bharat Mata Ki Jai (@zzoker) March 31, 2016
19. Kohli, the run making machine.
Between twos, Kohli takes rest with fours and sixes— Sidvee (@sidvee) March 31, 2016
20. As close as it can get.
22. Haan Kohli.
Dear Beer, tu Kohli hai. <3— Gleba (@_Promaniac) March 27, 2016
23. Paul, the Octopus.
24. Without doubt.
Ok. @imVkohli for president!!!— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) March 31, 2016
Beta Kashmir bhi unka hai aur Kohli bhi. Hum bas helicopters ko chapplain maarnay jogay hain. https://t.co/4VEmvC2Lyb— رانا طلحہ اسفر (@RTAluvzAfridi) March 31, 2016
26. Match winner.
Send Virat Kohli to olympics. He may bring us a gold medal in swimming. He is in such a form.— Keh Ke Peheno (@coolfunnytshirt) March 31, 2016
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