New Delhi: Team India captain Virat Kohli failed to score a century in the second Test between India and England (IND vs ENG 2nd Test). Even though he made a significant contribution, the fans expected a big innings from him.
Robinson stops Kohli
Virat Kohli scored 42 runs in 103 balls with the help of 3 fours. The Indian captain was caught by Ollie Robinson in the slips at the hands of Joe Root. After which the hope of Kohli’s fans was once again broken.
Big wicket for England
— ICC (@ICC) August 12, 2021
century not scored in 2 years
For Virat Kohli, who is called the king of batting, scoring a century 2 years ago was not a big deal. He was known to get Team India out of difficult situations. It was believed that Virat would break the great batsman Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 100 centuries very comfortably.
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Who did Kohli see?
Now it seems that the century of Virat Kohli has caught someone’s eye. In international cricket, Virat’s bat has not scored a single century for the last 2 years, due to which Team India has faced defeat on many big occasions. Has King Kohli forgotten to bat with concentration?
Victims of ‘golden duck’ in Nottingham Test
Even in the Nottingham Test, Virat Kohli failed to show his mettle. In the first innings of Team India, he returned to the pavilion without opening an account on his first ball. James Anderson got caught out by wicketkeeper Jos Buttler.
Are Virat’s good days over?
Questions are being raised about the kind of decline in the form of Virat Kohli for the last few years, are his good days over now? Will he ever be able to match the great century of the great cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, if Kohli’s performance continues like this, then the record of the master blaster will be left far behind.
Last century came in 2019
Virat Kohli last scored a century in international cricket in the day-night test against Bangladesh in November 2019. Then he played the best innings of 136 runs in Kolkata. Since that century, Kohli has scored 1745 runs in a total of 48 innings in all three formats, including 17 half-centuries.