India vs. Nepal, Asian Cup 2023: Virat Kohli Ace seen with racquet? Now see him dancing to Nepalese songs. Videos | Cricket News

Virat Kohli is not only a great cricketer but also an entertainer through and through. His screen presence during commercials shows his prowess in this area. He is also known as a great dancer. He has often been seen dancing off the field with his teammates. During IPL 2023, Kohli could be seen dancing to the beat of “Pathaan”. On Monday he also showed his skills in dancing to Nepali songs.

Half a century from Aasif Sheikh and solid punches from Kushal Bhurtel and Sompal Kami helped Nepal to 230 runs in 48.1 overs against India in Monday’s Asia Cup match in Kandy. After India dealt the first blow, Nepal got off to a good start. Opening players Kushal Bhurtel and Aasif Sheikh made the most of catches dropped by India and formed a solid opening partnership.

A four-pointer by Aasif against Hardik Pandya saw Nepal reach their fifty in 8.5 overs.

Shortly before the end of the power play, Shardul Thakur struck out with his golden arm for India and missed Bhurtel for 38 balls out of 25 consisting of three fours and two sixes. Nepal had 65/1 in 9.5 overs.

By the end of the power play, Nepal was 65/1 with Sheikh (23*) being joined by Bhim Sharki (0*).

The duo made it through the innings, but Indian spinners dried up the run-flow for the next six overs or so. The pressure put on the Nepalese batsmen paid off as Sarki tried to deflect a tricky shot from Ravindra Jadeja but cleaned seven balls out of 17. Nepal had 77/2 in 16 overs.

Skipper Rohit Paudel joined Sheikh at the goal line. But this partnership didn’t last very long either. Paudel has only been caught slipping five times by skipper Rohit Sharma. Jadeja got his second wicket. Nepal had 93/3 in 20 overs.

Nepal hit the 100 run mark in 21.3 overs.

Jadeja took his third wicket to equal Irfan Pathan (22 scalpps) for most wickets by an Indian bowler in the ODI Asia Cup. He only released Kushal Malla for two days. Nepal reached 101/4 in 21.5 overs.

Sheikh and Gulshan Jha continued the innings. Sheikh scored his 50th goal against India with 88 balls.

Pacer Mohammed Siraj earned his first wicket by sending off Sheikh for 58 of 97 balls consisting of eight fours after being caught by Virat. Nepal had 132/5 in 29.5 overs.

Siraj took another wicket and dismissed Gulshan on 23 balls from 35 after being brought back by Ishan Kishan. Nepal had 144/6 in 31.5 overs.

Nepal reached the 150 run mark in 33.4 overs.

Dipendra Singh Airee and Sompal Kami helped Nepal rebuild their innings after some quick wickets. The duo made their fifty-run stance in 55 balls.

Hardik Pandya caught the lbw Dipendra Singh Airee for 29 of 25 balls consisting of three fours. The 50-year partnership was over and Nepal had 194/7 in 41.1 overs.

Nepal reached the 200 run mark in 43.4 overs.

After Sompal and Airee caused some headaches for India with their persistence and big goals, Sompal was sacked by Mohammed Shami after a brilliant jump catch from Ishan. The batsman made 48 of 56 balls, including a four and two sixes. Nepal had 228/8 in 47.2 overs.

Lamicchane was next to go, with Axar Patel and Ishan edging him out for nine. Nepal had 229/9 in 47.4 overs.

Nepal’s innings folded at 230 in 48.1 overs, with Siraj taking the last wicket and eliminating Lalit Rajbanshi to love. India defeated Nepal for 230 in 48.1 overs.

Jadeja (3/40) and Siraj (3/61) were the bowlers’ choice for India. Thakur, Shami and Pandya each received a wicket.

Short result: Nepal: 230 in 48.1 overs (Aasif Sheikh 58, Sompal Kami 48, Ravindra Jadeja 3/40) against India.

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