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newscricket5 hours ago

Would like to put Virat Kohli in the same bracket as Tiger Woods and Muhammad Ali, remarks Sikander Raza

Zimbabwe star Sikandar Raza has lavished the highest praise on Virat Kohli, saying India’s talismanic batter is the same iconic figure in cricket as Tiger Woods in Golf and Muhammad Ali in Boxing. Raza has further pointed out how Kohli's work on fitness has inspired a legion of followers worldwide.
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newscricketa day ago

Difficult to find weakness of Babar Azam, Joe Root, unlike Virat Kohli, reckons Aaqib Javed

Aaqib Javed has highlighted what makes players like Babar Azam, Joe Root and Kane Williamson different from Virat Kohli, stating the latter's inferior technique has led to a major weakness in his game. He went on to opine on what the upcoming Asia Cup could hold for him and team India.
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newscricket2 days ago

Virat Kohli was trying to hit boundaries from ball number one in England to adapt India’s new 'philosophy', states Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has lauded Virat Kohli for his recent batting approach in England where he tried to smack boundaries in the T20Is right after walking down the middle. Manjrekar said Kohli should be given a lot of credit for doing that in England, primarily because he is not in his best of forms.
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newscricket5 days ago

Asia Cup 2022 | Virat Kohli back in India's T20I squad; Jasprit Bumrah, Harshal Patel injured

Virat Kohli has been included in India's 15-member T20I squad for the upcoming Asia Cup, returning after a break of more than a month following the conclusion of the England tour. However, Jasprit Bumrah (back) and Harshal Patel (side) have been ruled out of the tournament due to injuries.
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newscricket6 days ago

Virat Kohli is going to come out of the lean patch as a much better player, reckons Brian Lara

Former West Indies cricketer Brian Lara believes that Virat Kohli will emerge as a much better player from his ongoing rough patch in the future. Kohli has been struggling for form for quite some time now and has been striving for a hundred since his century against Bangladesh in 2019.
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newscricket8 days ago

Important for players to take a rest for mental health, proclaims Shikhar Dhawan on India’s rotation policy

Shikhar Dhawan has backed BCCI's decision of rotating players stating cricketers, especially those who play across formats, often need to take a break to manage their workload. BCCI has been heavily criticized for a while after giving rest to prolific stars such as Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.
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newscricket9 days ago

Asia Cup 2022 | Might see Virat Kohli opening in Asia Cup, claims Parthiv Patel

Parthiv Patel has predicted that Virat Kohli might open with Rohit Sharma in the upcoming Asia Cup. Parthiv further added that the tournament will be crucial from India’s perspective as they might get the right team combination for the T20 World Cup to be played later this year in Australia.
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newscricket10 days ago

Virat Kohli wanted to quit India’s captaincy and it was purely his decision, reveals BCCI treasurer

BCCI treasurer Arun Singh Dhumal has revealed that Virat Kohli's decision of giving up India's full-time captaincy role was completely based on his choice. Kohli decided to step down from T20I captaincy after the last World Cup and gave up leadership duties from ODIs and Tests after that.
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newscricket10 days ago

Who will be India’s openers at the 2022 T20 World Cup is now a million-dollar question, remarks Aakash Chopra

Similar to many cricket fans who cheer for India, Aakash Chopra has remarked that the Men in Blue’s preferred openers for the upcoming T20 World Cup is the most sought-after question at present. The Indian team management has been making too many changes at the top to get the right combination.
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newscricket10 days ago

WI vs IND 2022 | Virat Kohli should have played in every international match possible, reckons Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has expressed dissent over India's approach with Virat Kohli, stating the batsman should be playing more frequently given the breaks he has had in the last two years. He expressed that playing time would have been better for Kohli as well and could have brought him back in form.
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