Virat Kohli will be looking to turn his 59 into an elusive Test hundred when he takes strike against Australia on Day 4 of the 4th Test at the Narendra Modi stadium on Sunday
This half century was Kohli’s first in 14 months with his last being against South Africa in January 2022 and he’ll be hoping to build on that momentum
Kohli also reached another milestone on Saturday when he became the fifth Indian batter to score 4000 Test runs on Indian soil
But the day belonged to Shubman Gill who notched up a century before being dismissed by Nathan Lyon.
India will be looking to win this match and the series 3-1 series in order to qualify for the World Test Championship final.
If they lose this match and Sri Lanka win their ongoing series against New Zealand 2-0 then the Lankans will qualify for the WTC final against Australia
In case India play a draw, and Sri Lanka fail to clean sweep the Kiwis, the WTC final will be between India and Australia in June at the Oval.
Kohli last scored a Test century in November 2019 and while has managed to end a larger international ton drought that he suffered since then
the former India captain is yet to get back to his best in Test cricket
With the batting conditions expected to remain good, Kohli would be hoping to make the most of it today while helping India chip down at Australia's lead.
The sun is burning in Ahmedabad today, and it is a overcast, hazy day. It will be most cloudy and very warm during the match
and the temperature is expected to be between 33-37 degrees Celsius.