Virat Kohli

Why Virat, Hardik and K.L. Rahul have unfollowed 26-year-old Punjabi rapper from Brampton
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The Punjab-born, Brampton, Canada-based 26-year-old rapper Shubhneet Singh waded into controversy on a day when India-Canadian ties hit rock bottom after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused "Indian agents" of perpetrating the June 23 killing of Khalistani separatist Hardeep Singh Nijjar at a gurudwara in Surrey, Vancouver.
Asia Cup: Kohli, Rahul tons, Kuldeep’s 5-25 sets up India’s massive 228-run win over Pakistan
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It was down to Rahul making a stunning comeback to international cricket with a classy 111 not out off 106 balls while Kohli combined astute running between the wickets with dazzling strokeplay to hit his fourth ODI century in as many innings at the venue through an unbeaten 122 off just 94 balls.
Asia Cup: Virat Kohli becomes fifth player to reach 13,000 ODI runs, breaks Sachin Tendulkar’s record
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Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Sanath Jayasuriya and Mahela Jayawardene are the others before Kohli to reach the milestone. While Tendulkar took 321 innings to get to the mark, Kohli has reached the same in 267 innings, becoming the quickest to the milestone and breaking the legendary batter’s record.
Asia Cup: Kohli, Rahul slam unbeaten centuries as India post mammoth 356/2 against Pakistan
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If Sunday saw Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma pulverize the Pakistan bowling attack by hitting quick fifties in a 121-run opening stand, then Monday belonged to Rahul and Kohli, who slammed unbeaten knocks of 111 and 122 respectively while sharing a huge 233-run stand for the third wicket.
‘Virat Kohli is perfect for No. 4’, says AB de Villiers
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Speaking on his Youtube channel 'AB de Villiers 360’, Virat Kohli’s former IPL teammate said, "We're still talking about who will be the No. 4 batter for India. I've heard some rumours about Virat (Kohli) possibly taking up that position. I would be a big supporter of that.”
Virat best at No. 3 and has 5 to 7 years of cricket, says his childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma
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Considering his fitness level and prime form, he is quite sanguine that Kohli will play for at least five to seven years at the highest level.
Virat Kohli in the T20 team for 2024 WC? Former Indian batting coach Sanjay Bangar gives thumbs up to it
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“Hundred per cent he should be there in the T20 team. What he did in the previous T20 World Cup and in those close matches, I don’t see the reason why he can’t be seen playing T20 cricket and next year’s T20 World Cup,” Bangar told a YouTube channel ‘Cricket Basu’.
'If Virat has to bat at four, he will...': Ravi Shastri opens up on considering Kohli for No. 4 spot during 2019 WC
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"If Virat has to bat at four, he will bat at four in the interest of the side. You know, there were times I thought of it. Even in the previous two World Cups, when I was coach in 2019, I thought I might have discussed that with MSK [Prasad] as well of him batting at four just to break that top heavy line up,” Shastri said in a chat on Star Sports’ Selection Day show.
‘Always enjoyed watching him play’: Virat Kohli reveals his admiration for Babar Azam
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Kohli conveyed his admiration and recalled his first meeting with Pakistan's star batter Babar Azam in an interaction with Star Sports.
Even Jadeja is not playing...don’t want anyone to miss key events, says Rohit on missing T20Is v Windies
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Rohit Sharma played the first ODI but was absent from the next two games and the subsequent T20I series in West Indies.
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