The Asia Cup 2023's third game is presently being played between India and Pakistan. Despite the likelihood of rain hampering the match, India captain Rohit Sharma chose to bat first after winning the toss.
Before the game was stopped by rain, Indian openers Rohit and Shubman had survived the opening bowling stints of Shaheen Shah Afridi and Naseem Shah, helping India to a slow start of 15 runs in 4.2 overs. To bring Kohli into the field, Shaheen Shah Afridi bowled a delivery that caused Rohit to be out for the count.
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Virat Kohli also did not have a good day. Shaheen Afridi sent him out for four runs off seven balls.
There were rumors that India could drop him from the No. 3 position, but he was observed getting ready and entering the field to bat against Pakistan at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in his normal position.
However, his day was not to come.
Virat Kohli's run total in the 2022 Asia Cup
In the Asia Cup 2022, Kohli was India's leading scorer and second-highest overall. He racked up 276 runs at an average of 92 in five innings. His tournament century drought also came to an end as he smashed a scorching century against Afghanistan.