Virat Kohli will continue to play with the same intensity, says Ajit Agarkar

Virat Kohli got out after scoring just five runs before getting out.  (BCCI photo)

Virat Kohli got out after scoring just five runs before being dismissed. (BCCI photo)

Virat Kohli recently decided to step down as India’s T20 captain after the T20 World Cup and also said that he will step down from his RCB captaincy after this season.

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Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar feels Virat Kohli will continue to play with the same energy and enthusiasm even if he decides to step down from T20 captaincy after the T20 World Cup. IPL 2021 season.

“I think we have noticed one thing throughout his career, even when he was not the captain and when he played under MS Dhoni, the energy and passion still seemed the same. I can’t imagine changing it because he’s not the captain and just one of the guys,” Agarkar said on Star Sports after RCB’s nine-wicket loss to KKR on Monday night.

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Kohli recently decided to step down as India’s T20 captain after the ICC T20 World Cup in Dubai and Oman in October-November and also said that he is giving up his RCB captaincy after the 2021 IPL season.

Former India wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel said that Kohli feels relieved after relinquishing the RCB captaincy in view of the workload coupled with his long stay in the bio-bubble.

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“I think he seemed more emotional than happy. I think when you are playing for a franchise for so many years you get that emotional connect that RCB had. I think RCB really did I invested in Virat Kohli’s talent in 2008 and then showed a lot of faith in him because if you look at his and RCB’s journey, it has been a rollercoaster.

“But yes, he can be relieved because moving from one bubble to another can take a load off you and he talks about the workload and the intensity with which he plays. I think every practice session.” Every match session or gym session, he does it with full intensity and I am sure he must have thought about that.”

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