‘King of the Chase’ Kohli powers India to stunning win against Australia, sealing World T20 semis spot

India stormed into the semifinals of the World T20 cricket tournament with a sensational six-wicket victory over Australia

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‘King of the Chase’ Kohli powers India to stunning win against Australia, sealing World T20 semis spot
King of the Chase Kohli powers India to stunning win against Australia sealing World T20 semis spot

It was a full house at the IS Bindra stadium in Mohali as India played Australia in a must-win match. Solaris Images

King of the Chase Kohli powers India to stunning win against Australia sealing World T20 semis spot

Aaron Finch plays a shot during his innings of 43 off 34 balls, and was the main contributors as Australia lost the momentum in the later overs. Solaris Images

King of the Chase Kohli powers India to stunning win against Australia sealing World T20 semis spot

Indian fans turned out in large numbers to support their team at Mohali and the team didn't disappoint putting up a performance to remember. Solaris Images

King of the Chase Kohli powers India to stunning win against Australia sealing World T20 semis spot

Indian players celebrates the wicket of Australian player Usman Khawaja who raced his way to 26 off 16 in the Powerplay. Solaris Images

King of the Chase Kohli powers India to stunning win against Australia sealing World T20 semis spot

It turned out to be the last international outing for Shane Watson, who had announced his retirement, contributed with the both the bat and ball. Solaris Images

King of the Chase Kohli powers India to stunning win against Australia sealing World T20 semis spot

The Indians lost openers Shikhar Dhawan (13) and Rohit Sharma (12), who both had not done much in the previous matches, early in the chase. Solaris Images

King of the Chase Kohli powers India to stunning win against Australia sealing World T20 semis spot

Australian players celebrates the wicket of Indian player Shikhar Dhawan, who scored a mere 13 runs. Solaris Images

King of the Chase Kohli powers India to stunning win against Australia sealing World T20 semis spot

Yuvraj Singh was on 5 in a score of 54 for 3 from 8.2 overs when he hopped on to the back foot to handle a short-pitched delivery and injured his leg. He was on five from two balls at the time of injury was finally dismissed for a personal score of 21 from 18 balls. Solaris Images

King of the Chase Kohli powers India to stunning win against Australia sealing World T20 semis spot

Chief architect of the win, Virat Kohli played a masterful innings against the Aussies to help India qualify for semi-finals of ICC World T20. Solaris Images

King of the Chase Kohli powers India to stunning win against Australia sealing World T20 semis spot

In true tradition, it was captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni who scored the winning runs with a boundary off long on with almost an over to spare. Solaris Images

King of the Chase Kohli powers India to stunning win against Australia sealing World T20 semis spot

The Indian team celebrates the stunning win against Australia. Solaris Images

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