T20 World Cup in Pics: Captain Kohli thwarts Pakistan; check his top shots

India's captain Virat Kohli took guard early as opener Rohit Sharma fell in the crucial T20 World Cup match against Pakistan.

Virat India's anchor support

India's captain Virat Kohli plays a shot during the ICC men’s Twenty20 World Cup against Pakistan.

Kohli hit 57 in just 49 balls studded with five boundaries and a six to anchor India's innings as wickets continued to fall at the other end.

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Virat takes a quick single to keep Pak at bay

Indian captain Virat Kohli kept the scoreboard ticking as Pakistan bowlers dominated early.

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Captain Kohli steadies India

India's captain Virat Kohli plays a shot during the ICC men’s Twenty20 World Cup cricket match between India and Pakistan 

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Captain Kohli raises yet another half-century against Pakistan

India's captain Virat Kohli celebrates after scoring his half-century during the T20 World Cup match against Pakistan in Dubai.

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Kohli keeps India's flag flying

India's captain Virat Kohli plays a shot against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup in Dubai.

India have beaten Pakistan in all 12 matches at the T20 and 50-over World Cups. 

Before the match, skipper Virat Kohli had said his team would keep their emotions in check as they take on arch-rivals Pakistan in the key T20 World Cup encounter.
 

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Kohli flays Pakistan

India's captain Virat Kohli entertained the crowd with his solid knock. He walked in to bat as India wobbled in the first five overs but took control and scored a brilliant half-century to peg back Pakistan.

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Fans cheer Virat Kohli as captain stands tall

Indian fans salute captain Virat Kohli as India lost key wickets early in the T20 World Cup against Pakistan in Dubai.

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Virat Kohli takes on Shaheen Afridi

Pakistan's Shaheen Shah Afridi reacts after a delivery to India's captain Virat Kohli during the ICC men’s Twenty20 World Cup match at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

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