“Who am I to talk about Virat Kohli? »: Shivam Dube's striking response to a question on the Indian great's lack of form in the T20WC

As Virat Kohli left with a 741-run season in IPL 2024, veterans and experts could only imagine how the T20 World Cup would pan out for the former Indian captain. While most also backed him to open for India after his exploits for Royal Challengers Bengaluru, few predicted him to emerge as the best run-getter in the tournament. But Kohli has not only failed to emulate his IPL form so far in the ICC tournament, his form has sparked concern even as India booked their place in the Super Eight stage.

Virat Kohli scored just 5 runs in three matches in T20 World Cup 2024

In three matches so far in the world Cup, Kohli recorded scores of 1, 4 and 0 against Ireland, Pakistan and the United States to record their worst start to a T20 World Cup campaign. His golden duck against the co-hosts on Wednesday was also his second such score in his T20I career and first in a World Cup.

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What is even more worrying is that Kohli might not even train properly before India's first Super Eight match in Barbados on June 20, the final group match against Canada on Saturday and the session at the net on Friday being likely to be canceled due to the bad situation. Florida weather.

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However, the Indian team are the least concerned about Kohli's form, as Shivam Dube's response to a question about the 35-year-old's run so far at the World Cup reveals.

“Who am I to talk about Kohli? If he hasn't got any points in three games, he might just get three hundred in the next three and there will be no more discussion. We all know his game and how he plays,” he said on Thursday.

Dube himself endured a bit of a difficult time on the difficult New York surface, scoring just three runs in India's first two matches, against Ireland and Pakistan respectively. However, the Chennai Super Kings batter bounced back strongly against the USA, to score a match-winning 35-ball 31.

“I was struggling with my form and focusing on my process,” Dube said. “But here, there was no pressure. All the support staff and coaches supported me and said, 'It's difficult, but you have the ability to hit sixes, so apply- THE.'

“I have never doubted what I have done in the past. I just think these conditions do not require what I did at CSK. These conditions require a different approach, so I batted differently today,” he said. added.

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