Asia Cup 2022: People have marked the 8th of September as a memorable day as on this day Virat ended the long wait for his 71st century. The former Indian skipper was in full rhythm, and he ended up scoring an unbeaten 122 runs. Team India registered 212 runs on board and the opposition Afghanistan side failed to reach even 150 runs. India won the match by 101 runs but in the end as we all know India is out of the tournament.
But Virat Kohli’s comeback would be a great positive sign for Team India ahead of the T20 World Cup. In this match, regular captain, Rohit Sharma did not appear. In the absence of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli opened the innings along with KL Rahul. After the match, both the current captain and former captain got into a candid chat. Rohit Sharma congratulated him for achieving the huge feat.
He admired Virat for playing accurate cricketing shots. Kohli talked about his break period which he has taken before Asia Cup 2022. He focused on how it helped him take a fresh perspective on the game. He thanked his teammates, support staff, and the entire fan base who keep supporting him in his bad phase. And finally, he said that his main target was the big ahead of the T20 World Cup.
Asia Cup 2022: Virat and Rohit Ahead of The World Cup
Rohit also mentioned that Virat’s biggest strength is his work ethic which he never let down in any situation. He added that normally people think that T20 cricket is all about big hitting. But Virat Kohli still plays with a fine craft which makes him the greatest in this format. In their chat, Virat also mentioned the knock from KL Rahul.
In this tournament, KL Rahul was also returning after a long gap. And his knock of 62 odd 41 will be a crucial one for India. He said that Rahul is an important member of the team, and his form matters a lot. He is a very dangerous T20 batter with orthodox cricketing shots. Kohli concluded that he is feeling very well, and he is sure that the future will be bright for the Indian team.