Former Indian skipper Virat Kohli will head into the T20 World Cup 2022 with some good form. He found his form in the recently concluded Asia Cup where he scored 275 runs in five games including his maiden T20I fifty.
He also scored a crucial fifty in the third T20I against Australia in Hyderabad which was a decider. Kohli has been able to get over his rough patch with the bat which stayed for almost three years.
Heading into the T20 World Cup, he still has two more games against South Africa to get form more runs under his belt. In the first T20I, he scored just three off nine balls in India’s 8-wicket win. In this article, we discuss three reasons why Virat Kohli should not have been in India’s T20 World Cup squad had his lean patch continued.
3 Reasons Why Virat Kohli Shouldn’t Have Been A Part Of India Squad For T20 World Cup 2022
Long Lean Patch With The Bat
Barring the Asia Cup, Virat Kohli has not scored consistently in recent times. He was not scoring impactful runs for his side. There was a lot of talk regarding his 71st international century and the wait for it was taking a toll on him. His weakness to balls outside off stump was again exposed all over again as Kohli searched for quick runs.
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