5 Things Which Virat Kohli Changed In Cricket
5 Things Which Virat Kohli Changed In Cricket; It has been a sensational ride for Virat Kohli in International Cricket. The flamboyant batsman has grown from strength to strength to make things fall in place for him. Virat Kohli is one of those few cricketers, who enjoyed great success across the formats and also across all the age-group tournaments. With enormous success, he not only developed a fan base in India but also acquired it across the world.
While some criticise his loudmouthedness and aggressive nature on the field, others rever his pure batting style and the never-say-die attitude. Fan or critic, everyone surely wants to know one thing about Virat Kohli – “What’s the recipe that makes this man arguably the greatest cricketer of this generation?”
Meanwhile, we came up with 5 things Virat Kohli has changed in the game of cricket with his achievements in the International Cricket so far. Have a look:
5 Things Which Virat Kohli Changed In Cricket:
1. Showed Chasing Under Pressure Isn’t Impossible:Virat Kohli (Credits: BCCI)
Gone are those days, when cricket teams used to choose batting first right after winning the toss, especially, in the 50-over format. However, King Virat Kohli completely changed the look of it, as he made chasing an easy thing in ODI format of the game.
His consistency while chasing has been tremendous and absorbed pressure like no other in International cricket. In total, he smashed 18 centuries while chasing tallies in ODI cricket, which certainly tells you the kind of impact he left in ODI cricket.
183 against Pakistan to chase 329, 133* against Sri Lanka to chase 320 in 36.4 overs, Virat Kohli was always up for the challenge and delivered his best to the team while chasing the tallies. He recently left Sachin Tendulkar behind him by scoring the most number of centuries while chasing a tally in ODI cricket.