Virat Kohli has impressed everyone with his amazing performance in Asia Cup 2022. When Virat Kohli scored a century against Afghanistan as an opener. Since then, questions have been raised as to why Virat can’t open? Former Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Gautam Gambhir has also given his reaction on this.
Virat Kohli has impressed everyone with his amazing performance in Asia Cup 2022. He scored 276 runs in 5 matches with the help of two half centuries and a brilliant century and proved to be the second highest run scorer in the entire tournament.
When Virat Kohli scored a century against Afghanistan as an opener. Since then, questions have been raised as to why Virat can’t open? Let us tell you, in the absence of captain Rohit Sharma in the match against Afghanistan, Virat Kohli came to open and scored a brilliant century.
At the same time, former Indian wicketkeeper Gautam Gambhir has said a great thing about Virat’s opening. According to Gambhir, if the openers bat for 10 overs, then in such a situation Suryakumar Yadav should come at number three. But if wickets fall early, Virat will be the right choice.
“There should be no discussion about this” – Gautam Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir in his statement on Star Sports said, “Don’t start nonsense about Virat’s opening. He can’t open in the presence of KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma. Even while commenting I had said about this that there should not be any discussion about this.
Talking about the record of Virat Kohli as an opener, the former captain has opened in 9 T20 matches so far. In which he has scored 400 runs. Looking at the records, many veteran players have advised Virat to open.