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Virat Kohli Sharpens T20 Skills with World Cup on Horizon

Virat Kohli Sharpens T20 Skills with World Cup on Horizon

Virat Kohli Prepares for T20 World Cup with Renewed Focus and Adapted Tactics

Indian cricket veteran Virat Kohli is sharpening his skills for the upcoming T20 World Cup in the USA and Caribbean. He recently opened up about his approach to the ever-changing game and the refreshing break he took before returning to the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Adapting to the T20 Game

Kohli acknowledges the need to constantly adjust his batting to stay relevant in the fast-paced world of T20 cricket. Following a stellar performance for Royal Challengers Bangalore, where he smashed a quickfire 77 against a strong bowling attack, Kohli discussed his tactical tweaks.

His ability to use his feet effectively and loft deliveries over the cover stood out. He explained that this approach helps him counter bowlers who target his strength – the cover drive. By getting closer to the ball, he negates bounce and can play his shots earlier.

Leading Run-Scorer with an Eye on Selection

Virat Kohli Sharpens T20 Skills with World Cup on Horizon
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Kohli’s experience and skill are crucial for India’s T20 World Cup campaign. He finished the last edition as the leading run-scorer, and with selection for a potential sixth World Cup appearance on the line, he’s determined to stay in top form.

“You have to come up with a game plan here and there and try to keep improving your game,” Kohli emphasized. He jokingly added, “I know my name is nowadays quite attached to just promoting the game… But, I’ve still got it, I guess.”

Refreshing Break and Family Time is Priority for Virat Kohli 

Kohli recently returned to competitive cricket after skipping India’s Test series against England. He used this time to focus on his family, welcoming his second child with wife Anushka Sharma.

The break offered a unique experience. He revealed, “We were not in the country… at a place where people were not recognising us… Just time together as a family, just to feel normal for two months.”

Kohli expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to connect with his family, particularly his older child. He described the experience as “surreal” and cherished the normalcy of being unrecognized.

Back in the Spotlight, Ready for the Challenge

While he initially found the return to the cacophony of recognition jarring, Kohli embraced the experience. He highlighted the beauty of spending quality time with family and the value of living a normal life.

Now, refocused and re-energized, Kohli is ready to face the challenge of the T20 World Cup. With his experience, tactical adjustments, and a renewed hunger for success, he’s poised to make a significant impact for Team India.

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