Virat Kohli always makes his presence left in the field through his batting and aggression. Players who have played against the Indian captain have agreed that sometimes Virat gets under their skin and takes away the game from them.
King Kohli is an ambitious and passionate cricketer as well as captain. He likes to win every possible match and take the Men in Blue in new heights. Last year, India achieved a new feat after registering a win in the Test series in Australian Soil. He went on to become the first Indian captain to do so. Also, under his captaincy, India entered the semi-finals of the ICC World Cup 2019, however, because of unusual fall of top-order costed the team defeat against New Zealand. Although failures didn’t halt Kohli to suppress his passion, he with the same dedication and devotion leads the team.
Virat Kohli Stands For Players: Ian Botham
England legendary cricketer Ian Botham likes the aforementioned quality of Virat Kohli. Speaking in an interview with Times of India, He said that Kohli is the right person to lead the Indian team. He added that Kohli always takes a stand for his teammate.
“Virat takes the game to the opposition, he takes a stand for his players. I would have loved to play against him. He is the right guy to take Indian cricket forward,” Botham said.
Talking about Virat Kohli’s credentials, he is the highest scorer in the shortest format game. In 82 T20I matches, he has scored 2,794 runs. The chase-master has scored 11,867 runs at an average of 59.3 in ODIs. In 86 Tests, Virat has amassed 7,240 runs at an average of 53.6. Since January 2017, he has gathered the most number of international runs.