Sunil Gavaskar defends Virat Kohli, saying, “No one talks when Rohit Sharma bats, and others don’t get runs. ” Virat Kohli, who returned to the Indian squad after missing the first T20I against England. Due to workload management, scored 1 and 11 against the side in the remaining two matches.
Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has defended under-fire Virat Kohli’s batting form. Kohli, who returned to the India squad after missing the first T20I against England due to workload management, scored 1 and 11 against the side in the remaining two matches. As his poor form with the bat persisted, many former cricketers and fans called for Kohli to be dropped, but Gavaskar believes that team management should give the right-handed batter more time.
Gavaskar was candid enough to admit that when Rohit Sharma or another batter fails to score runs, no one questions it. “I don’t understand why nobody complains when Rohit Sharma fails to score runs. Nobody complains when another player fails to score runs “Gavaskar said on Sports Tak if he was concerned about Kohli’s form.
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Sunil Gavaskar defends Virat Kohli: “Form is temporary, but class is permanent.”
From the start of his innings against England, Kohli aimed to play attacking cricket, but he failed to produce a notable knock.
“The type of template Kohli is about to use, where you have to go out and swing your bat, you will be unsuccessful at times… We have a selection committee that will consider it “Gavaskar stated.
“I think, time is still there (for team selection for T20 World Cup 2022),” he added.
India won the T20I series against England 2-1 despite losing the final match by 17 runs. They had won the first two games by a combined score of 50 and 49 runs.
The two teams will now play a three-match One-Day International series beginning July 12 at Lord’s London. Kohli is also a member of India’s squad for the series.
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