London: Team India’s captain Virat Kohli has been criticized many times for his enthusiasm and style on the field. However, former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen has described this enthusiasm of Kohli as good.
Pietersen believes that seeing the enthusiasm and enthusiasm of Virat Kohli on the field, it seems that Test cricket is everything for him and his passion is good for the format which needs the most love at the moment.
Kohli will be as great as Tendulkar-Dravid
Pietersen said that Kohli has followed in the footsteps of Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid who have been great Test cricketers with their hard work.
He wrote in his blog for ‘Betway’, ‘As much as I know Virat Kohli, I know how hard he has worked to follow his heroes. Its heroes are Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and rest of the legends of Test cricket.
Kohli knows how to become a legend
Kevin Pietersen said, ‘Kohli knows that to become a legend of the game, he has to do well in T20 as well as Test cricket’.
“That’s why he gives so much importance to this format. That too at a time when Test cricket is in dire need of it. It’s nice to see this passion for Test cricket from a global superstar cricketer.
Kohli is dedicated to the team: Pietersen
Under the captaincy of Kohli, India became the number one Test team and also reached the final of the World Test Championship in which it was defeated by New Zealand. India beat England by 151 runs in the second Test at Lord’s this week.
Pietersen said, ‘He wants his team to perform well in every situation. He must have been very satisfied to see the team win first in Australia and now in England. His enthusiasm, his passion and dedication towards the team is visible. Test cricket is still everything to him and moments like these will define his career.