Head coach Rahul Dravid defends Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli’s slow batting is being criticized
Dravid said that Kohli doesn’t care how many runs he scores
New Delhi. India head coach Rahul Dravid (Rahul Dravid) Your star batsman Virat Kohli (Virat Kohli) Let’s not worry about the number of runs. He cares more than how much impact his contribution will make in the interest of the team. The poor rhythm and low strike-rate of Kohli, batting at number three, have been questioned many times. However, like many times, Dravid defended the former India captain this time too.
Rahul Dravid Pakistan (India vs Pakistan) Said before the match, “Kohli is also coming back after a break, it is good to see that he is playing afresh. He is looking forward to playing all these matches. He got a chance to spend time in the field and hopefully he will do better from here. He appealed to the people not to pay much attention to the statistics of any one player.
Dravid said, “For us, it doesn’t really matter how many runs he scores. Especially with Virat, people get a little obsessed with his stats. For us, it’s not really about him. It is about the contribution made by him in different phases of the game. Even a small innings in T20 can make a big difference. ”Virat Kohli played an innings of 35 runs against Pakistan. After this, he scored an unbeaten 59 in 44 balls after Hong Kong. He also played a partnership of 92 runs with Suryakumar Yadav against Hong Kong.
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Rishabh Pant is not the first option of Team India for wicketkeeper
Regarding Rishabh Pant, who was out of the last match against Pakistan, he said that he is not the first option for the wicketkeeper. Pointing to the T20 World Cup 2022, he said, “There is no first-choice wicketkeeper in the team. We play according to the conditions, the conditions of the field and the opponent team and choose the best XI accordingly. The playing 11 of the first choice cannot be for every situation. It will vary. That day against Pakistan, we felt Dinesh Karthik was the right choice for us.
Tags: Asia cup, India Vs Pakistan, Rahul Dravid, Rishabh Pant, Virat Kohli
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 04, 2022, 06:07 IST