By Thanmay Manohar
Virat Kohli, the Indian captain will be leading India in the 2019 World cup. This top-order batsman is regarded to be one of the best batsmen in the world. He will have the expertise of MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma who will help Virat to captain the team for the first time in the World cup.
However he has not had the best records as a captain. He may face lot of unforeseen challenges such as pitch and weather conditions being a captain for the first time in the World Cup. He just needs a bit of finesse while captaining. Virat Kohli has his own strengths, weaknesses and records which is tough for other batsmen to beat.
Batting analysis of Virat Kohli in ODI’s
All great batsmen have signature shots including Virat Kohli.
His top shots are-
9) Late Cut
8) Square Cut
5) Straight Drive
4) Upper Cut
2) Extra-Cover Drive
1) Cover Drive
Personal information of Virat Kohli
Born: 5th November 1988
Birth Place: Delhi
Height: 5ft 9 inches (175cm)
Batting style: Right hand batsman
Bowling style: Right arm medium
Test debut: vs Windies at Sabina park, June 10, 2011
ODI debut: vs Sri Lanka at Rangiri Dambulla International stadium, 18th August, 2008
T20I debut: vs Zimbabwe at Harare sports club, 12th January, 2010
IPL debut: vs Kolkata Knight Riders at M. Chinnaswamy stadium on 18th April, 2008
Looking forward to the World Cup
Virat Kohli being the current best batsman in the world may just be the perfect pick for the World Cup. He will be looking forward to have a successful World Cup.
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