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Former India opener on why Virat Kohli should bat at No. 3

India will probably want to have Kohli, Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul at Nos. 3, 4 and 5 respectively at the upcoming Asia Cup and World Cup.

Former India opener Aakash Chopra believes that Virat Kohli should not be compelled to bat at No. 4 just because different gamers are unable to carry out in that place. Chopra means that for the upcoming Asia Cup and World Cup, India should ideally have Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, and KL Rahul batting at Nos. 3, 4, and 5 respectively. However, if Rahul is unable to get well from his niggle, the workforce could have to think about together with Ishan Kishan within the high three, leading to Kohli transferring down a spot.

Chopra expressed his opinion in a video posted on his YouTube channel, emphasizing that Kohli should not be sacrificed for the sake of accommodating gamers like Kishan and Shubman Gill of their most well-liked batting positions.

“Why do you want to change? No doubt the best place for Shubman Gill and Ishan Kishan is to open. It should not be that you give Shubman and Ishan their best positions, but just because Virat Kohli can play down the order, you don’t think what is the best position for him,” the previous India opener stated.

“I understand that when you make the team’s batting order, it’s not about justice, you think about what is right for the team. I am convinced that Virat Kohli’s form is important for India. It’s not Virat’s fault if others can’t play at No. 4,” he added.

Aakash Chopra emphasised that India is unlikely to win the World Cup if Rohit and Kohli fail to carry out with the bat. He additional advised that Rohit should open the batting, whereas Kohli should play at No. 3, with the intention to maximize their possibilities of scoring runs.

Chopra additionally identified that Virat Kohli possesses distinctive abilities in driving the sport ahead when batting at No. 3.

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Chopra concluded by expressing his opinion that Kohli has a robust chance of scoring a number of centuries within the upcoming World Cup, given his distinctive present kind. He additional emphasised that this match might probably be Kohli’s second to shine, much like how the earlier version belonged to Rohit Sharma.

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Nilesh Desai
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