There is a thin line between good batsman and great batsman.Both the kind of batsman shows similar skillset and good running between the wickets.
However, the focus differentiates a great batsman from a good batsman.Virat Kohli is undeniably one of the greatest batsmen to play the sport of cricket.
Virat Kohli has the skill set, and most importantly the temperament to play long innings.
That does not seem the case in the on-going tour of New Zealand.
After a poor show in T20s, and ODIs, the poor form continued even in the tests.Reacting, former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir made some startling observations.
‘What I’ve observed is, Virat Kohli goes on scoring centuries and piles up runs when he is in aggressive mode, or rubbed on the wrong side by the opposition time.I am not saying my theory is correct, but this is my observation.
In the ongoing series with New Zealand, I do not see any New Zealand cricketer making Virat Kohli aggressive, or he turned angry.Many this is the reason for his failure’, Gambhir said.
If that is the case, then this could well be a ploy other teams around the world can follow to get Virat Kohli out cheaply.