Viplav Kumar, Online Desk. Virat Kohli, the former captain of the Indian cricket team, is struggling with poor form these days. His tour of England also did not go so well. He failed to score runs in all the three formats of Test, T20 and ODI. Questions are also being raised about Kohli’s selection in the T20 World Cup squad to be held in Australia, struggling to regain form. Syed Kirmani, the champion wicketkeeper of the Indian team that won the 1983 World Cup, on Virat’s T20 World Cup selection Dainik Jagran Digital the game in charge Viplav Kumar Spoke to a special
Kirmani said, “Virat Kohli is a role model, he is a role model from every point of view, he is such an experienced player. He must be in the team selected for T20. Absolutely should be there, I don’t know which day is better Get in form and become a game changer. Experienced players should be in the team so that the young players who are there, learn by watching them.”
On the tour of England, Virat scored 11 and 20 runs in two innings of the Test match. After this, he scored 1 and 11 runs in the second and third T20 matches. In the second and third ODI matches, Virat scored 16 and then 17. Overall, 76 runs came off his bat on this tour, which saw the biggest innings of 20 runs.
Kirmani’s advice to selectors
“The balance of the team should be such that the experienced and the youngsters should stick together. The team selected for the T20 World Cup should be 50-50. 50 percent should be young and 50 percent experienced players. The combination should also be balanced in that sense. The team should be selected.”
Tough competition in Indian team
“There is such a tremendous competition among Indian players. Look, if someone else was out of form player in place of Virat Kohli, then he would have been out of the team by now. I should be.”
edited by: Viplav Kumar