Virat Kohli expressed his wish after opening with Rohit Sharma in the final T20I against England. He added 94 runs for the first wicket in the opening time as India posted a mammoth score of 224/2.
In the fifth T20I, Virat Kohli scored an unbeaten 80 against England.
Aggressive Indian skipper Virat Kohli is scheduled to be in the ICC tournament later this year along with the flamboyant Rohit Sharma, to give maximum damage to rival teams during the T20 World Cup.
Kohli expressed his desire after opening with Rohit in the final T20 against England on Saturday. He added 94 runs for the first wicket in the opening time as India put on a mammoth score of 224 for 2 and won the match by 36 runs.
He said, ‘I am going to open in IPL also. I have batted in various positions in the past. But I think we have a solid middle order right now. So, I would definitely like to bring Rohit to the top of the T20 World Cup, ”Kohli said in the post-match presentation.
“Two of the best batsmen in the team, one can play the second fiddle if the other is going. Which can cause a lot of damage to the opposition team. Other people also feel a lot more confident when one of us is still set. “
Talking about the partnership with Rohit, Kohli laid the foundation of a big clan. We knew we could trust each other and if we took one of it we could play another Fidel.
“Today it was the classic Rohit Sharma. And then Surya comes on three and takes the game even farther. Then Hardik finishes it. Good for the team, Kohli said that he was not out after scoring 80 off 52 balls.
Kohli, who was named the player of the series for scoring 231 in the run chart at an average of 115.50, said it was a complete game for the team.
“It was a complete game for us. Totally opposed the opposition. Even with a lot of dew, like the previous game we again defended the total. Rishabh and Iyer did not get a chance (to bat) we scored 225 runs.
Talking about the other players, he said, “Also how Shreyas batted in the last game and the responsibility that he showed in the first game. Ishaan (Kishan) was brilliant. I was particularly pleased with Surya. “
He said, “Bhuvi came back and bowled. Still Jassi (Jaspreet Bumrah) has to come back. Not much in terms of negatives, Pant also showed considerable maturity through the series.
“After that series in Australia (Shardul) Thakur’s confidence level has skyrocketed. With the ball, his strength is his confidence. Proper cricketer. Giving us runs with the bat.