File photograph of BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and former India captain Virat Kohli© AFP
Former India captain Virat Kohli will be part of a choose checklist of Indian cricketers when he performs his one centesimal Take a look at match in Mohali as India tackle Sri Lanka within the first of the two-match Take a look at collection. Kohli is already one of many legends of the trendy recreation and Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly praised Kohli for his contribution to Indian cricket through the years.
“To start with, you could be an excellent participant to get there. Only a few folks in Indian cricket have performed 100 Take a look at matches. It is a incredible landmark. Virat is a good participant and deserves each little bit of it,” Ganguly advised Hindustan Instances in an interview.
“Expectations will at all times be there while you play at this degree. I do not evaluate completely different generations. However no matter quantity he has batted, whether or not it’s No.4 in Take a look at matches or No.3 in restricted overs cricket, he has batted marvelously,” Ganguly added.
Kohli endured a tricky time in England on the 2014 tour, however the batter made adjustments to his recreation and dominated world cricket thereafter until 2019. Ganguly in contrast Kohli’s domination in that interval to that of Rahul Dravid’s from 2002 to 2005.
“His method, his positivity, his footwork, his stability…I like all of that. Above all, the best way Virat modified his recreation after 2014 in England when he was struggling. I noticed that Take a look at collection as a result of I used to be working as a commentator there. And he had a outstanding 5 years after that. That is what usually occurs. I noticed that with Rahul Dravid between 2002 to 2005. You see nice gamers having these phases the place they’re at their peak. Sachin had many,” Ganguly mentioned.
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