Virat Kohli is not a part of the T20 series against Sri Lanka. Although he will definitely be a part of the Test series to be held in March.
Virat Kohli is an amazing batsman in T20 cricket
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Virat Kohli (Virat KohliIndia and Sri Lanka T20 Series (India vs Sri Lanka T20 Series) for Indian cricket team (Indian Cricket Team) is not part of. He has been rested for this series. Team India may miss Virat Kohli in the T20 series against Sri Lanka. The former India captain has an excellent record against the neighboring country. Whenever Kohli has played against Sri Lanka, he has scored big runs. As a result, Virat Kohli is at number two among the batsmen who scored the most runs in T20 against Sri Lanka.
Virat Kohli has played seven matches against Sri Lanka. In these six innings, he has scored 339 runs at an average of 84.75. He has scored four half-centuries in T20 cricket against Sri Lanka. 82 runs have been his highest score. He is second only to Shikhar Dhawan among Indian batsmen in scoring runs against Sri Lanka. Dhawan has scored 375 runs but he has played five innings more than Kohli. Virat Kohli has played innings of 68, 77, 56 not out, 82 not out, 30 not out and 26 against Sri Lanka.
In such a situation, the batsman who will play for India at number three in the T20 series against Sri Lanka will have to fill a big space. It will be the responsibility of filling Kohli’s shortfall on him. Looking at Kohli’s figures, there will be a lot of pressure on him.
Kohli’s stats against Sri Lanka
Virat Kohli against Sri Lanka in T20I cricket: 68, 77, 56*, 82, 30*, 26
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Virat Kohli’s ODI record against Sri Lanka is also excellent. Against this team, he has scored 2220 runs in 47 matches at an average of 60. He is at number four among the batsmen who scored the most runs against this team. The names of Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni and Inzamam-ul-Haq come ahead of him. Virat has scored eight centuries and 11 half-centuries against Sri Lanka in ODIs.
The T20 series between India and Sri Lanka will start with the T20 match in Lucknow on 24 February. After this, the last two T20 matches are to be played in Dharamsala on 26 and 27 February.
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