Virat Kohli is a part of the Indian team for the upcoming T20 World Cup. he was going through a rough time with the bat but made a comeback in the Asia Cup 2022. He scored 276 runs in five matches with two fifty-plus scores and a hundred against Afghanistan.
He notched up his 71st international hundred after 1020 days. His score of 122* is also the highest by any Indian batsman in T20 format. Kohli’s comeback was India’s biggest positive from the tournament. India lost to Pakistan and Sri Lanka in the Super 4s to make an early exit from the tournament as they failed to defend the title.
He got some runs in the Australia series as well scoring a 63 in the decider in Hyderabad. In this article, we take a look at three players who could have been picked in India’s T20 World Cup squad had Kohli not returned to form.
3 Players Who Could Have Been Better Options Than Virat Kohli In India Squad For T20 World Cup 2022
Indian fans were very angry when Sanju Samson was not included in India’s T20 World Cup squad. He played in the West Indies and Zimbabwe series and scored a few runs. Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik was chosen ahead of him.
Samson has been a heavy scorer in domestic cricket but has not taken too many chances. However, fans and cricket experts thought that this was the big break that he required in his career to make it big. Samson could have played in place of Kohli purely as a batter.
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