Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Twenty20 cricket has revolutionised the game, delivering many intense clashes over the years, while subsequently taking batsmanship to another level. In the absence of live cricket matches due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Star Sports will now present viewers and fans with a chance to #ReLive some of Team Indias greatest victories in the shortest format of the game with its new show ‘T20 Dhamaal.
Below are some of the matches viewers can treat themselves to:
Asia Cup 2016: Final, IND v BAN | 03.06.2020
Team India continued with its excellent momentum right through the tournament which saw the Men in Blue reach the finals of the 2016 Asia Cup with a blockbuster clash against hosts Bangladesh who were going to be no pushovers on the day. Rain played spoilsport in the initial part of the match which reduced the finals to a 15-overs aside affair.
ICC WT20 2016: Match 31, IND v AUS | 06.06.2020
Fierce rivals India and Australia locked horns in a do-or-die match at Mohali which will be most remembered for a gem of an innings from Kohli. Winning the toss, Australia posted a competitive 160/6 in their 20 overs. Kohli clobbered 9 boundaries and 2 sixes in his unbeaten 51-ball 82 as India sealed a memorable 6-wicket win.
ICC WT20 2014: Match Semi-Final, IND v SA | 10.06.2020
The 2014 ICC World T20 semi-final against South Africa was yet another example of how Team India shone under the astute leadership of M.S. Dhoni. Opting to bat, the Proteas posted 172/4 in their 20 overs. Kohli mustered an unbeaten 72 off 44 deliveries his dazzling knock studded with 5 boundaries and 2 sixes as India chased down the scored with 5 balls to spare.
ICC WT20 2012: Match 20, IND v PAK | 12.06.2020
Another India versus Pakistan clash called for another Virat Kohli special on the biggest stage of them all. Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez won the toss and took the decision of piling on the runs. The move however backfired as the Indian bowling attack kept the opposition on a tight leash. Kohli tonked 8 boundaries and 2 sixes in his unbeaten 61-ball 78 as India registered a crushing 8-wicket win with 18 balls to spare. Quite rightly, Kohli was named Man of the Match.