Last Update: 12 July 2022, 07:47 AM IST
With many experts questioning former captain Virat Kohli’s place in the team due to poor form, his childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma rubbished reports of a possible boycott of the star batsman. World The T20 is to be held in Australia later this year.
“I find these statements funny. You should see the record of such commentators. As you are talking about T20 format, where Virat averages over 50, his strike rate is 140, you are a player. What else do you expect to do,” said Sharma years
He said, “He has these records in almost 99 matches, not just in 5 matches. If you think Virat should not be included in the World T20 squad after the failure of IPL, I don’t think these people Has done his homework correctly.
reports There are suggestions that Kohli could possibly warm the bench during the T20 World Cup if his lean patch continues.
The former captain continued his tremendous form recently, where he scored 11 and 20 in the fifth Test against England at Edgbaston and 12 in the two T20Is thereafter.
This, after a poor IPL where he scored 341 runs in 16 matches at an average of 22.73 and a strike rate of 115.98.