Virat Kohli is working very hard on batting.
Virat Kohli is facing the drought of century in international cricket. For two years, his bat has not scored a century in T20, ODI and Test. In such a situation, they are trying their best to bring back the flood of runs. For this, Virat Kohli has taken the help of that partner, during whose time he became the number one batsman of the Test. Together with this partner, Virat Kohli is practicing fiercely in Mumbai and is engaged in fixing the flaws. Virat Kohli is not playing in the first test against New Zealand. He took rest for this test. But instead of rest, this dashing player was seen sweating in the batting of Mumbai’s Cricket Club of India.
He has been practicing here continuously for the last three-four days. On 25 November, Virat Kohli worked with Sanjay Bangar by batting. Sanjay Bangar has been the batting coach of India. When he was in this position, Virat Kohli became the number one batsman in Tests. Bangar had left the post of batting coach after the 2019 World Cup. Incidentally, since then Kohli’s runs also dried up. Since November 2019, he has not been able to score a century.
Away from cricket? Not really!!
– Cricbuzz (@cricbuzz) November 25, 2021
Runs are being scored but century is not being scored.
It is not that he is out of form but the three-digit figure is out of his reach. Since scoring a century against Bangladesh in November 2019, Kohli has scored five in Tests, seven in ODIs and five in T20Is. During this, his bat has scored 85 not out, 80 not out, 77 not out, 73 not out, 89, 89 and 78 in ODIs, 74, 72, 62 runs in Tests.
Long practice with Bangar
In such a situation, Virat Kohli is trying his best to overcome the remaining gap in reaching the century. With Sanjay Bangar, he did batting practice for a long time on 25 November. During this, Bangar also made him practice with throwdown and then also talked about batting. India has to play New Zealand in Mumbai itself. Before this Test, Virat Kohli would like to return with full preparation. Because after this India has to play Tests continuously. After playing New Zealand, Team India will play three Tests on the tour of South Africa and will face the West Indies after returning home.
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