Virat Kohli has given a befitting reply to the critics.© AFP
Days after his scoring rate was questioned by former New Zealand pacer Simon Doull, the India and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) star batsman Virat Kohli He has given a befitting reply to the critics. During RCB’s game against Lucknow Super Giants earlier this week, Kohli brought up his half-century after scoring runs at will during the powerplay. However, his strike-rate fell massively after the field restrictions were removed. Dole, who was on commentary duty, suggested that Kohli was worried about his milestone.
“Kohli started like a train. He was playing too many shots as he was hammer and tongs. From 42 to 50, he took 10 balls. Worried about a milestone. I don’t think There’s room for that in this sport.” Just have to keep going, especially with wickets in hand at that time. You have to keep going,” Dole was heard saying on-air.
Kohli has now spoken about the strike-rate factor in T20s.
Kohli told the former Indian batsman, “Yes definitely (important anchor role). I completely agree with it. There are many people who are not in that position themselves, so they look at the game differently.” Robin Uthappa Live on cinema.
“All of a sudden when the powerplay is done, they’ll be like ‘oh, they’ve started rotating the strike’. When you haven’t lost a wicket in the powerplay, usually the best player comes in to bowl, you find out Trying to figure out what to do against him in the first two overs, so that you can get the big balls in the last two overs from that guy and then the rest of the innings becomes a lot easier.”
Kohli will return to action on Saturday as RCB take on Delhi Capitals at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium.
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