Watch: Virat Kohli’s Unexpected Fumble Gives Aasif Sheikh a Second Chance in IND vs. NEP Asia Cup 2023

The highly anticipated India vs. Nepal clash in the Asia Cup 2023 started with a bang as India won the toss and opted to field, setting the stage for an electrifying match. Cricket fans worldwide were on the edge of their seats, expecting a thrilling encounter.

In just the second over, Indian pacer Mohammed Siraj delivered a tantalizing ball to Nepalese opener Aasif Sheikh, tempting him to drive. Aasif Sheikh, determined to leave his mark, leaned in for the shot, sending the ball straight toward the shortish cover point.

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Indian cricket icon Virat Kohli, stationed in that position, seemed poised to complete a routine catch. Kohli, known for his safe hands, appeared to have control initially. However, what unfolded next took everyone by surprise.

In a heart-stopping moment, the ball momentarily slipped through Kohli’s grasp, causing a brief juggle, and ultimately, landing on the ground. Visibly frustrated Kohli couldn’t believe his luck as Aasif Sheikh earned a second chance to make an impact in this high-stakes encounter.