A report by Inside Sport is to be believed, Kohli may soon lose his place in the Team India T20I squad as the national selector as well as the BCCI officials are very concerned about his form and have taken a look at RCB’s T20 future.
In IPL 2022, Virat Kohli has been seen struggling to score consecutive runs for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Kohli had scored just 128 runs in nine matches at an average of 16 and a strike rate of 119.62. The out of form batsman has also recorded consecutive golden ducks in the tournament.
Meanwhile, if a report by InsideSport is to be believed, Kohli may soon lose his place in the Team India T20I squad as the national selector as well as the BCCI officials are very concerned about his form and have decided to play RCB’s T20I squad. Started thinking about the future.
Notably, Team India has to play a three-match T20I series against South Africa after the conclusion of IPL 2022. However, considering Kohli’s current form, the selectors may drop him for the series.
The BCCI official said, “Look, we do not interfere in matters of selection. The selectors have to decide on Virat and others. We cannot give them our verdict. Obviously, they are worried about what is happening to them.”
Meanwhile, former India coach Ravi Shastri has advised Kohli to pull out of IPL 2022 if he wants to pursue his cricketing career.
Shastri said on sports presenter Jatin Sapru’s YouTube channel, “I think it (a break) is ideal for him as he has played non-stop cricket and captained the team in all formats. It would be wise for him to take a break. Sometimes you have to strike a balance. This year he is already in tournament (IPL 2022), tomorrow if push comes and you want to prolong your international career and leave your mark there for 6-7 years, then get out of IPL, You all care.”