IPL 2024 [WATCH]: Virat Kohli’s masterful flick six to Mitchell Starc leaves fans awetsruck during RCB vs KKR clash

The tenth clash of IPL 2024 between Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the iconic M Chinnaswamy Stadium went underway in a grand fashion and has so far turned out to be nothing short of spectacular. Among the many moments that lit up the match, one that has stood out vividly is Virat Kohli‘s exquisite flick shot off Mitchell Starc, which sent fans into a frenzy and left commentators spellbound.

Virat Kohli unleashes beast mode

Winning the toss and opting to bowl, Kolkata Knight Riders aimed to put pressure on the Royal Challengers Bengaluru. However, Kohli had other plans. With a boundary off the first ball, he set the tone for an intense match.

Despite the early departure of Faf du Plessis, Kohli stood firm at the crease, displaying his trademark elegance and finesse in strokeplay. But the one particular shot that stole the limelight was the flick six he smashed against Starc during the powerplay.

Kohli hits Mitchell Starc for a mesmerizing flick six

The moment arrived in the third over when Starc, known for his pace and variations, delivered a slower ball off-cutter on leg-stump. Kohli, with impeccable timing and a flick of the wrists, dispatched the ball over deep square leg with minimal effort. The sheer grace and precision of the shot left spectators in awe as Kohli’s bat made a sweet connection with the ball, sending it soaring into the stands.

Here’s the video:

What added an extra layer of intrigue to this battle was the history between Kohli and Starc. Both players had been part of the same RCB franchise back in the 2014 IPL, making this encounter even more captivating for fans.

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Kohli’s trademark flick leaves fans awestruck

Social media platforms buzzed with admiration for Kohli’s exquisite shot, with fans and pundits alike hailing it as a display of sheer brilliance. The elegance with which Kohli executed the shot showcased his mastery of the game and left a lasting impression on all who witnessed it.

As the match progressed, RCB fans and management found renewed hope in Kohli’s stellar performance, hoping for another match-winning inning from their star batter. With his rocket start and sublime shot-making ability, Kohli once again went to score a fifty and now seems determined to guide RCB towards a win.

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