“Nothing comes near enjoying a intense sport in whites. What a blessing to have the ability to play Take a look at cricket for India,” Kohli mentioned in an Instagram publish.
Kohli, counted as the most effective batsmen in trendy occasions, has to this point performed 86 Exams for India by which he has scored 7240 runs, together with 27 tons of and 22 half centuries. In addition to, the 31-year-old has additionally featured in 248 ODIs and 82 T20Is amassing 11867 and 2794 runs respectively.
At the moment, the Indian skipper is ranked second within the ICC Take a look at rankings for batsmen, behind Australia’s Steve Smith.
Just lately, Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar drew similarities between Kohli and former West Indies batsman Vivian Richards. ‘The Little Grasp’ recalled what it was wish to play towards Richards and said Kohli additionally bats like the best way the previous West Indies talisman used to do.
“It was very tough to maintain Viv Richards quiet when he was on the crease,” Gavaskar mentioned on Star Sports activities’ present ‘Profitable the Cup — 1983’.
“Equally, in the event you have a look at Virat Kohli’s batting today, in the identical ball and identical line, he’ll use his prime hand and rating a boundary in the direction of the additional cowl area and can use the underside hand and rating a boundary in the direction of the mid-on and mid-wicket area.
“That is why Virat Kohli is taken into account because the No. 1 participant as a result of he bats precisely like Viv Richards. Earlier, Gundappa Vishwanath, VVS Laxman used to bat like this,” he added.