India vs Australia: Feel Virat Kohli’s 50 would possibly get transformed right into a double hundred, says Sunil Gavaskar2 min read
Sunil Gavaskar feels that Virat Kohli will convert his fifty right into a double hundred after exhibiting good type on day three of the Ahmedabad Test. Kohli broke his lengthy anticipate a Test fifty and remained unbeaten on 59.
New Delhi,UPDATED: Mar 11, 2023 19:46 IST
Kohli ended his lengthy anticipate a fifty on Saturday (Courtesy: AP)
By India Today Sports Desk: Sunil Gavaskar feels that Virat Kohli would possibly convert his half-century right into a double hundred after exhibiting some good type throughout day three of the Ahmedabad Test.
Kohli, who has been struggling for runs in latest occasions in Test cricket, ended his lengthy anticipate a fifty within the longest format of the sport on Saturday as he remained not out on 59 as India ended the day with 289 for 3.
Speaking after the match, as quoted by Sportskeeda, Gavaskar mentioned that we would see the star batter changing his fifty right into a double hundred. The Indian cricket legend mentioned if Kohli does a double ton then India will take the lead and may have an opportunity to win the match.
“The best thing is the way Virat Kohli came and scored a half-century after seeing the pitch’s behavior. I feel this half-century might get converted into a double hundred and if that happens, it means India would have taken a lead from Australia and have a chance to win the match,” mentioned Gavaskar.
Gavaskar mentioned that Kohli has been hungry for runs as he has been going by a lean patch and one of the simplest ways to make up for it by scoring a 250.
“When someone is hungry and has not got much to eat and is getting something to eat, why should he leave it? He has not scored a century in the last few years, so the best way to make up for it is by scoring 250,” mentioned Gavaskar.
Sanjay Bangar additionally hailed the knock by Kohli and it was a very good innings given his method in opposition to spin.
“It was overall a good knock, considering the approach he had against spin. There is a lot of talk about his record against Nathan Lyon or any other bowler but when you play for such a long time, obviously you are going to get out to some bowler or the other,” mentioned Bangar.
Mar 11, 2023