“He’s been around for so long…….” KL Rahul On Virat Kohli’s Poor Form In Longest Format Of Cricket

Currently, the Indian team is on a tour of Bangladesh to play two matches test series, but due to injuries, some of the premier Indian players have been rested, and newcomer players have been picked in the test squad. The regular skipper was out of the first test match due to a thumb injury so KL Rahul will fulfil the captaincy duties in the first test.

Speaking to the media, KL Rahul was asked about Virat Kohli’s place in the playing XI for the first test match against the host. Stand-in skipper KL Rahul backed former skipper Virat Kohli and explained Indian team hadn’t played a test match this year, and you can’t judge Kohli’s performance.

“We haven’t really played too much Test cricket for you to pass that statement. He’s been in good form; he’s done really well for us in T20 cricket. Recently, he got that hundred against Bangladesh here. Obviously, he will take some confidence into the Test matches as well,” Rahul said.

Further speaking on Virat, Rahul explained that he is a big player with tremendous experience and will surely do better in the upcoming longest format of cricket. His passion and commitment to the team give confidence to other players.

“He’s been around for so long. He is such an experienced player; he knows what to do. His mindset and attitude has always remained the same. The passion he has for the game, the commitment he gives for the team, has been on show for everyone to see. He’s a great player. He has always found ways to get runs and I am sure he will do that again,” he added.

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Virat Kohli scored his last test century came in 2019 against Bangladesh, and after that, his performance with the red ball wasn’t up to the mark. And looking forward to WTC 2021-23; this upcoming test series has been crucial for the Indian team.

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