Virat Kohli could open the heats with Rohit Sharma in T20 World Cup, says Saba Karim


Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli seems to be finding his rhythm in the T20 format.© BCCI / IPL

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli seems to be finding his rhythm in the T20 format. The 32-year-old hitter has scored half-centuries in a row in the current 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) and the runs from Kohli’s bat are a good sign not only for RCB but for the Indian team as well, he believes. former coach Saba Karim. In a podcast on YouTube, Saba Karim also gave her take on what Kohli’s hitting position could be in the upcoming T20 World Cup.

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The former India manager believes Kohli could team up with Rohit Sharma topping the order in the T20 World Cup, which is set to be played in the UAE and Oman from October 17.

“It looks like Virat Kohli could open the heats of the T20 World Cup. He seems to enjoy the role. He has hit two straight half centuries. He scores points at a good strike rate. His concept is good, he knows what blows to play and what risks to take, “Saba Karim said on a YouTube show” Khelneeti “.

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“Virat Kohli’s form is a good sign for RCB and for the Indian team. From there everyone is waiting for him to get a big score. If you open the stick and your hitting rate is good afterwards. the end of the power play, then you have to put a big total on the board for your team, ”he added.

Kohli, who has gone two years without scoring a century in international cricket, is showing signs of returning to his best during the UAE stage of the 2021 IPL.

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On Sunday, Kohli played 51 points against reigning champions Mumbai Indians and became the first Indian batsman to score 10,000 points in the game’s shortest format.

The India captain is just the second batsman after Chris Gayle of the West Indies to break through in T20 and ODI cricket.

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