Virat Kohli

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What forms of cricket is Kohli the best in the world at?

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Virat Kohli

Postby The Professor » Sat Nov 19, 2016 3:14 pm

In what forms of cricket is Kohli the best in the world at?
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Re: Virat Kohli

Postby andy » Sat Nov 19, 2016 3:45 pm

ODI AND t20 for me
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Re: Virat Kohli

Postby shankycricket » Mon Nov 21, 2016 1:01 am

Only T20I. AB De Villiers is a better ODI batsman IMO.
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Re: Virat Kohli

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Tue Nov 22, 2016 1:02 pm

Defo white ball cricket.
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Re: Virat Kohli

Postby Making_Splinters » Tue Nov 22, 2016 7:09 pm

Looking at records from this year, Kohli averages 100 in ODIs, 106 in T20is and 69 in Test cricket.

Hard to argue that he's not the best batsman across all forms of cricket this year.
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Re: Virat Kohli

Postby from_the_stands » Tue Nov 22, 2016 11:46 pm

Kohli has the potential to be the best in all 3 formats, IMHO, but currently I'd have him tops in T20I's & ODI's.
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Re: Virat Kohli

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Tue Nov 22, 2016 11:59 pm

Making_Splinters wrote:Looking at records from this year, Kohli averages 100 in ODIs, 106 in T20is and 69 in Test cricket.

Hard to argue that he's not the best batsman across all forms of cricket this year.


He's had too little opportunity to justify that in Tests though. Best batter might be someone who has proved himself in an away series, but VK has had one tour of WI, where he made a double ton and otherwise didn't pass fifty in the other games. Nothing wrong with that, but he could do with more chances to excel in different conditions
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Re: Virat Kohli

Postby Dr Cricket » Thu Nov 24, 2016 12:34 am

Will have plenty of oppurtunites next year 18 months of away cricket on his way did well in SA and aus plus nz last away cycle which should be noted only failed In England.
The way he plays can only actually see England Troubling him and kohli personality plus attidute is likely to make him score bucket loads in England as well.
Kohli is a fighter you have to give him that.
Don't like depending on him though since he still looks flaky to me reminds me of kp for England a player that can play special innings but not turn up in some series or games.
Depends if India can afford that overseas.
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Re: Virat Kohli

Postby Dr Cricket » Thu Nov 24, 2016 12:40 am

Off topic but so annoying how India the only nation that get a crazy cycle of constant home games and a constant away games.
The big series really need to be spread out, why anyone thought it is smart to have England Australia back to back needs to be shot.
Bad for tv, viewers, fans and players
Australia series alone will suffer from fatigue, too much cricket and not much build up.
It works ok for the away leg because of the spread between July and December but not the India leg of it.
Plus must be mentally tough for the players to play 12 months of tough away cricket in one season.
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Re: Virat Kohli

Postby Dr Cricket » Thu Nov 24, 2016 12:42 am

Imagine England playing India, Pakistan and India plus Pakistan all in 12 months away from home.
Didn't mention Sri Lanka since India doesn't really get any easy opposition either on their constant away travels year, nz probably the easiest opposition.
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Re: Virat Kohli

Postby Adi » Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:42 pm

With his 30th ODI ton scored recently, Virat is now joint-second with Ricky Ponting on the list of most ODI hundreds behind Sachin Tendulkar (49). :clap


Sachin - 49 in 452 innings
Ricky - 30 in 365 innings
Virat - 30 in 186 innings
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Re: Virat Kohli

Postby Adi » Sun Oct 22, 2017 1:58 pm

31 and counting. Batted in 192 innings so far in 200 matches. Virat has gone ahead of Ricky Ponting. Now the next record target is Sachin's tons.
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Re: Virat Kohli

Postby andy » Mon Oct 23, 2017 7:12 pm

No doubting that he is the best ODI player in the world, IMO he will be the greatest ODI batsman ever, if he isn't near enough there already..
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Re: Virat Kohli

Postby The Professor » Mon Oct 23, 2017 7:18 pm

Just voted on this.....unaware it is a thread I started nearly a year ago.
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Re: Virat Kohli

Postby andy » Mon Oct 23, 2017 7:21 pm

When i voted a while ago i put ODI and t20, but i think just ODI duno why i put t20 as well
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