Former Indian cricketer Saba Karim stated that batsman Virat Kohli is more patient and collected compared to his previous aggressive style of batting. Saba Karim highlighted that Virat Kohli has learned to adapt his approach, according to different players and conditions.
Virat Kohli has had good contact with the bat in red ball cricket. The right-handed batsman ended his century-long Test drought during the Border Gavaskar Trophy (BGT) series earlier this year. He continued his batting form in the two match Test series against the West Indies.
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I feel that Virat Kohli has settled – Saba Karim
During an interview at Jio Cinema, Saba Karim talked about virat kohliThe transformation with the bat during the Test against the West Indies.
“This new version of Virat is somewhat softer than what we have seen in the past. And I feel like he’s settled in and understood the fact that there’s no point in taking that aggressive note against different sets of bowlers in different conditions.” Karim said.
The 34-year-old scored 76 runs off 182 balls in the series opener. He took 81 balls to score his first cap, in complete contrast to his usual batting style. In the second Test, he scored 121 runs from 206 balls, ending his five-year drought of a Test century abroad.
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The ultimate goal is to get runs for your team – Saba Karim
“He’s in a different mold, he’s settled. She knows that if she stays in the wicket, she can always get runs. He is not fighting the opposition bowlers.
He’s trying to fight to stay under control so he can consume the deliveries. The final objective is to get races for his team and he has been able to achieve it ”.
Virat Kohli will be seen in action during the three-match ODI series against the West Indies, which is scheduled to kick off on Tuesday, July 27. However, he was not included in the squad for the five-match T20I series against the same opposition.
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