It’s an open secret that Virat Kohli struggles with his batting form. A problem that started with international cricket has also started to affect his performances in the Indian Premier League. While Kohli has been without a century at the top level for about two and a half years, his string of low scores in IPL 2022 makes his case even weaker.
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Virat Kohli, who is the top scorer in IPL history and also holds the record for most points (973) and most centuries (4) in a single season, is struggling to get his shots from the middle of his bat in IPL 2022 In nine innings of the season, Kohli has scored just 128 runs averaging 16. His performance also includes a consecutive first pitch ducks.
Speaking about Kohli’s batting form, former India captain and current Chairman of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Sourav Ganguly, said he does not know what is going through Kohli’s mind. . However, the head of the board claimed he believed Kohli would get back into shape.
Besides Kohli, another Indian batting giant Rohit Sharma is also struggling to score in IPL 2022. Rohit, the third highest scorer in IPL history, has only 153 points to his name in eight rounds this season. Ganguly also backed Rohit to score points.
“They are great players and I’m sure they’ll get back into shape. I hope they start scoring points soon. I don’t know what’s going on in Virat Kohli’s head but I’m sure he’ll get his form back and get good. He’s a great player,” Ganguly told News18.
While Virat Kohli’s side Royal Challengers Bangalore have won five of their nine games played so far and sit in the bottom half of the table, Mumbai Indians led by Rohit Sharma are yet to win a game. as they have lost all of their eight games played so far. . Mumbai is bottom in the points table.