Virat Kohli has allayed several doubters along with his terrific type within the recently-concluded Asia Cup.
The former Indian cricket team captain hit a lot and 2 half-centuries to finish the tournament on a good note. Although India couldn’t qualify for the finals, Kohli’s type was undoubtedly a positive for the team.
It will conjointly boost the facet going into the T20 tournament. Kohli becoming 34 in Nov, and a number of other consultants have talked concerning whether or not he ought to be let go one amongst the formats in close to future.
Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi stated that whenever Kohli decides to bid adieu to cricket, he ought to be at the highest of his game.
“The way Virat has played, the start that he had to his career, he had overcome struggles and work hard before he made a name for himself. He is a champion and I believe there comes a stage when you are headed towards retirement. At such a stage, the aim should be to go out on a high,” Afridi said on Samaa TV.
“It shouldn’t reach a stage where you are dropped from the team. Instead, retirement should be announced when you are at your peak. It seldom happens though. Very few players, especially cricketers from the Asian region make that decision, but I feel when Virat does it, he will do in a good way and probably end his career in style much like the way he began his career.”
In the Asia Cup, Kohli went on to attain 276 runs at average of ninety two, along with his 122 not out against Afghanistan changing into his 1st century for India in any format since November 2019.
Kohli’s extended batting slump had become a serious point, however when taking a month’s break from cricket before the Asia Cup he came fresh to silence the chatter.
Kohil stricken 2 fifties likewise in his 5 tournament innings and his Asia Cup total was solely surpassed by Pakistan’s Mohammed Rizwan, whose 55 within the final nudged him before with 281 runs from six matches.