India captain Virat Kohli walked into bat with the team in trouble and fans got to see the real Indian captain as he hit a breathtaking fifty in the ongoing third T20I against England on Tuesday in Ahmedabad. The Indian captain walked into bat with the side reeling at 20 for two. Initially, he took his time as wickets continued to fall at the other end.

Once Kohli got his eye in, he took charge and played some exotic shots during his knock. With the 77* off 46 balls, Kohli smashed his second consecutive fifty and remained not out as India posted 156 for six. His innings were laced with eight fours and four sixes.

Here is how Twitter hailed the return to form of India’s premier batsman:

Kohli’s masterclass has given the Indian bowlers something to bowl at. It may not be a match-winning score, but it is an in-between total that will give hope. More importantly, India walks into the dressing-room in the break with momentum on its side, thanks to Kohli.