Sourav Ganguly: Before the Asia Cup 2022, Virat Kohli was consistently failing to grab some scores. He was suffering from the lean patch in his recent outings. But before this tournament, he took a rest from the Zimbabwe series. For doing this, once again people were criticizing him. But this rest has resulted very positively for his game. As the former Indian captain becomes the highest run scorer in this tournament. Virat Kohli scored two half-centuries and his first T20I century.
Virat Kohli has even revealed none of the members of the cricket fraternity has reached out to him in his bad times. He said that there was only Mahendra Singh Dhoni when he left the test captaincy. In a recent interview, BCCI president, Sourav Ganguly had a question about whether he had contacted Virat at his bad time. Answering this, Ganguly says that in recent times he did not has such chances to converse with him.
After answering the question related to Virat Kohli, Ganguly responded to another query. He got a question about whether today’s cricket has become more hectic, especially after the pandemic scenario. Sourav Ganguly replied that after the Covid attack cricketers have become very busy. Due to the virus attack, the authorities paused every international fixture. And after the decrease in Covid cases, the rules and regulations become tougher from the past times.
As it brings quarantine and other hectic things. And it affects the mental health of the players. But now as time is flying, things are getting normal. And the mental pressure from the players is reducing very much. Coming to Virat Kohli so, he is the highest run-getter in the Asia Cup 2022. He scored 276 runs in his 5 appearances. But the most iconic moment of this tournament was Virat’s 71st international century. It was more than 1000 days since Virat smashes his 70th international century. Virat continues his streak of the century by scoring 122 not runs against Afghanistan.