Virat Kohli Image File© AFP
The World Testing Final between India and Australia is just around the corner and both teams are ready to take on each other in the longest-running showdown ever. The Rohit Sharma-led side will definitely rely on Virat Kohli for the big pitch as the star slugger recently returned to form after fighting a skinny spot. Virat, 34, who struggled to get runs, crashed his long-awaited 28th Test century during the fourth test for the Border-Gavascar trophy against Australia in March of this year.
Speaking about the playing conditions at The Oval, former Australia captain Greg Chappell spoke about the 2014 and 2021 Test series against England, where Kohli struggled against the likes of James Anderson and Stuart Broad.
Anderson, Brod and other English bowlers have been asking Virat Kohli a lot of questions in England in 2014 and 2021. rise when they bowl him. Thinking or saying that the Australians will be able to do the same with the ball is wrong. The English know their own terms better than anyone else in the world,” Chappell said on Backstage. with Borey Majumdar.
“Virat loves to play against the Australians. We saw it in Australia. His track record shows how good he is. He loves competition and never backs down from it. jump up and it will suit Virat. You told me that the weather is still dry. If the weather continues to remain dry, the Oval will be as close to an Australian wicket in England as you will ever get. And that will suit Virat. . I think that if he is mentally turned on, as I told you earlier in the conversation, he will get points for India. He is a very good player and someone who can make a big difference,” he added. Further.
In 24 Tests against Australia, Virat scored 1979 runs with a 48.26 average, with eight tons and five fifties. His best score is 186.
In all formats against Australia, Virat played 92 matches in which he scored 4945 points on an average of 50.97. His best score is 186. He scored 16 centuries and 24 fifties against the Australians.
Given his form, he will no doubt be a key player in the WTC Finals for India.
(with caller ID inputs)
Topics mentioned in this article