Kohli flopped badly in 5 innings of the current tour
Couldn’t touch 25 runs in any innings
The final match of the tour will be played on July 17.
New Delhi. Virat Kohli once again failed to perform well with the bat. In the second ODI against England (IND vs ENG), he could score only 16 runs. In this way, England won the match by 100 runs to level the 3-match series 1-1. The final match will be played on July 17. In the match, England had scored 246 runs while playing first. Moeen Ali scored the highest 47 runs. In reply, England bowled out India for just 146 runs on the back of brilliant bowling led by left-arm fast bowler Reece Topley. Topley took 6 wickets. Earlier, India had won the first match by 10 wickets.
After India’s defeat, Pakistan’s captain Babar Azam made a big deal about former India captain Virat Kohli on social media. He wrote, this time too shall pass. stay strong It is known that he has just gone to Sri Lanka to play the Test series. Fans have also praised Babar for this. On the current tour of England, Kohli came out to bat in 5 innings and has not been able to score more than 20 runs in any. For the last 3 years, he has not been able to score a century in international cricket. Due to this, many veterans including Kapil Dev are demanding to include a young player in his place.
20 runs is the best score
Virat Kohli scored 11 runs in the first innings of the 5th Test played in Birmingham. He failed to score big in the second innings and could reach only 20 runs. He was rested in the first match of the T20 series. In the second and third matches, he scored 1 and 11 runs respectively. However, the Indian team managed to win the series 2-1. Kohli could not play in the first ODI due to injury. In the second match, he fell victim to left-arm fast bowler David Willey by scoring 16 runs off 25 balls. He started well by hitting 3 fours. But once again he fell victim to the ball going out of the off-stump.
Team India now has to go on West Indies tour. Virat Kohli has been rested for this series as well. The youth team will go under the leadership of Shikhar Dhawan to play a 3-match ODI series. Apart from Kohli, fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah and leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal have been rested for the 5-match T20 series. T20 Asia Cup is proposed in the last week of August. Here India and Pakistan will clash. T20 World Cup is also to be held in October-November this year. Here too both the teams will face each other in the first match.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 15, 2022, 05:47 IST