India vs Bangladesh, Cricket World Cup: Virat Kohli is in high kind.© AFP
There aren’t any «big teams» within the World Cup and upsets on the mega occasion occur when the dialog revolves across the extra profitable groups, star India batter Virat Kohli stated on Wednesday. Kohli’s assertion comes following two main upsets within the ongoing World Cup. While Afghanistan surprised holders England by 69 runs in New Delhi on Sunday, Netherlands recorded their largest win within the historical past of the sport after they shocked South Africa by 38 runs in rain-curtailed affair in Dharamsala on Tuesday. (Cricket World Cup Points Table)
«There are no big teams in the World Cup. Whenever you start focusing only on bigger teams, an upset happens,» Kohli instructed Star Sports forward of India’s World Cup match towards Bangladesh.
India have dominated Bangladesh in World Cup and haven’t given them a lot after shedding to the Asian neighbours in 2007 within the Caribbean however Kohli reminded of the menace skipper Shakib Al Hasan poses with the ball on Thursday.
«Over the years, I’ve played a lot against him (Shakib). He’s got amazing control. He’s a very experienced bowler. He bowls very well with the new ball, knows how to deceive the batsman, and is also very economical,» Kohli stated.
«You have to play your best against all these bowlers, and if you aren’t able to, these bowlers are able to create pressure and increase the chances of getting you out.»
India all-rounder Hardik Pandya agreed with Kohli. «He is a very street-smart cricketer. He has been carrying Bangladesh on his shoulders for the longest years,» Pandya stated.
Shakib, alternatively, feels that Kohli is the perfect batter within the fashionable period.
«He’s (Kohli) a special batsman, probably the best batsman in the modern era. I think I’m lucky to get him out five times. Of course, it will give me great pleasure, taking his wicket,» he stated.
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