Virat Kohli’s Team India gets hero’s welcome from hotel staff in Bengaluru

first_imgTeam India’s emphatic victory in the second Test is being celebrated by the whole country as Virat Kohli and his boys staged a superb fightback to level the Border-Gavaskar series 1-1 on Tuesday. Ravichandran Ashwin took six wickets as India defeated Australia by 75 runs on Day 4.After the match, Kohli’s team departed for their hotel in Bengaluru where the staff had organised a grand reception for the players and the support staff.KL Rahul was given the task of cutting the cake as he was adjudged Man of the Match for scoring 90 and 51 runs in the Test. Rahul was also the only one whose face was smeared in cake and while he tried it on Ashwin also but the offie was quick to hold him back and refused to get cake on his face straightaway.Ashwin took his 25th five-wicket haul as he finished with 6 for 41 in the fourth innings and was the chief architect of Australia’s downfall. Before Ashwin, it was Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane, who lead India’s revival late on the third day with a 118-run partnership for the fifth wicket which helped set a 188-run target.In reply, Australia crumbled for 112 on a deteriorating wicket at the M Chinnaswamy. The third Test match will be played in Ranchi from March 16.last_img read more