Virat Kohli confirms will be opening RCB IPL 2021
INDvsENG 5th T-20: In the fifth and final T20I match against England, India captain Virat Kohli came on as the opener and gave the team a big victory. After a good performance as an opener, Virat has made a big statement about his batting rankings. Before the fifth match, Kohli had started the innings with Virat just seven times in 83 innings of the T20 format. But Virat, who opened with Rohit Sharma, played an explosive and decisive game. Therefore, Virat has said that he will open the IPL in 2021 as well.
Virat had scored an unbeaten 80 off 52 balls to give England a challenging target of 225 runs. In reply, the visitors scored just 188 runs in the allotted overs and India won the fifth match by 36 runs. Also won the T20 series 3-2. Kohli will open the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL this season in preparation for the T20 World Cup.
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“I have batted in a different order before, but now I understand that Team India has a big batting order,” Kohli said after winning the match. So I want to have an opening partnership with Rohit and continue this rhythm till the World Cup. Virat further said that he will also be opening in the IPL from Royal Challengers Bangalore.
On the team’s performance in the last match, Kohli said that the classic Rohit Sharma appeared in the match and then Suryakumar Yadav also batted well at number three. Then Hardik Pandya made a good ending. It was a perfect match for us. We pushed the front team to the backfoot.
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