Virat Kohli should continue to drive but he has to pick better deliveries: Vikram Rathor Cricket News – Times of India

Centurion: Virat Kohli The batting coach of the Indian team believes that he should not give up on wide drives that have fetched him a lot of runs, but he needs to be prudent while selecting the right delivery for the right performance. Vikram Rathour,
Kohli trying to get into cover drives and off drives behind the keeper or into the slip cordon has become kind of the norm and Rathore was asked about the kind of discussions he has with the Indian skipper.

Rathore concluded, “These are the shots that get him (Kohli) a lot of runs and this is his scoring shot. He needs to play that shot and I think it is always your strength which also becomes your weakness.” ” Day 4 of the first Test against South Africa.
Whereas Sachin Tendulkar Not once having played a single cover drive during his 241 against Australia in Sydney in 2004, Rathor believes that only curbing a certain stroke is not the solution.
“If you don’t play a certain shot, you will never get out playing that shot. You will never be able to score runs. Now, when to play that shot is the part that is constantly discussed.
“Was that the right platform to play that shot? If we can tighten up our game-plan a little bit, that would be better. So that’s the shot he (Kohli) plays well and he has to play that shot. Should continue. But he needs to get better balls,” Rathor said giving his opinion.

We have to be patient with Pujara and Rahane
Rathore said that as a coaching unit as long as both Cheteshwar Pujara And Ajinkya Rahane Giving his 100 per cent, he is happy to be with the out-of-form pair.
“They (Pujara and Rahane) are trying to give their best. Rahane looked in really good touch before getting out. Pujara too. He has played some important innings in the past. You see it’s everyone’s. Challenging conditions for…”
Rathod said the team management will show patience.
“You need to be patient and as long as they are trying their best and giving their best, as a coaching unit we are fine, not at the level of time they get or we are getting impatient. ”

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