4 reasons why Virat Kohli should play the T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia

Why Virat Kohli should play T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia

Former India captain Virat Kohli’s poor run of form that has been going on from the year 2019, has taken a step forward and it is now come to where former Indian cricketers and experts are now discussing over whether Virat Kohli should play the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022.


Virat Kohli, who was once known as the run machine in cricketing world, though has been scoring runs, but not at the rate that he was used during the last decade.

The runs graph of Virat Kohli’s career is seeing a major downhill ever since the day and night Test match against Bangladesh in 2019. Once known for scoring loads of centuries, has been struggling to score a single Hundred.


It’s not like that he is unable to score run in one format, but it is that he is having the same problem in all three formats of the game, also the IPL. The 2022 has been rather a disastrous one for him. His performance has led to critics now vowing for Virat to be dropped from the T20 World Cup plans as well.

But, while he may be struggling with his form and not able to score big runs, there are still many reasons that he should be travelling to Australia. Today in this article, we list 4 reasons why Virat Kohli should play the T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia.

Experience of T20I cricket

Virat Kohli has a bag loads of experience of playing in the shortest format of the game. While there are players who can replace him, but, they won’t bring the experience that Kohli brings. Experience does play a big role for a player as he knows when to do what. An experienced player quickly understands and scenario and take steps forward according to that. Thus, Kohli must be included in the Indian squad.


Experience of Playing in Australian condition

Along with his experience of the shortest format of the game, Virat Kohli has greats number to show to judge his quality. He has so far played 99 T20I matches and has scored 3308 runs. Even he has not scored a century in T20I, he is still a dominant player, especially in Australia. Kohli has a good understanding of the Australian pitches. He has played a total of 11 T20I matches in Australia in his career as of July 2022 and has scored 451 runs at an average of 64.42, which proves his quality in Australian conditions.


While he may not be the Indian captain anymore, his track-record as captain of the Indian team proves how successful he was. While Rohit Sharma will lead the team in the T20 World Cup 2022, Virat Kohli’s leadership experience and quality will be of great help for the Indian team. He will able to motivate and guide the players properly on the pitch and off the pitch.

Form is temporary, class is permanent

There is a famous saying among the cricket fans and experts and former cricketers that form is temporary, but class is permanent, and there is no doubt on Virat Kohli’s class and quality. While he may be struggling right now, but, who knows he may found his lost rhythm back in the first match of the T20 World Cup 2022 and prove to be India’s top run getter, thus, sidelining him rightaway is not option and everyone should keep a faith in his class and quality and not look at his form.

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