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IND vs BAN: Perfect opportunity for Virat Kohli to return to form against favourite opponent

IND vs BAN: Perfect opportunity for Virat Kohli to return to form against favourite opponent

Virat Kohli, who has opened the innings in the T20 World Cup, hasn't been among runs so far and has only reached double digits in one innings.

India have been cruising in the T20 World Cup so far. After an unbeaten run through the group stages of the tournament, India blew Afghanistan away in their first Super 8 game. They now face Bangladesh, and Rohit Sharma’s team would be looking at more than just winning the tie and sealing their place in the semi-finals.

Virat Kohli’s return to form awaited

Virat Kohli, who has opened the innings in the T20 World Cup, hasn’t been among runs so far. However, this is a great opportunity for him to shine, specially given the fact that he has a spectacular record against the neighbouring nation.

Virat Kohli against Bangladesh in T20Is

MatchesRunsAverageHighest Score
519396.5064

Can Kohli keep up his scoring spree against favourite opponent?

Kohli, who has only reached double digits in one innings of the T20 World Cup so far, could not have asked for a better opponent to get back to form. The Indian batter, who has taken on the role of an opener in the ongoing tournament, averages a staggering 96.50 against Bangladesh in T20Is.

Kohli back among runs the final piece of India’s puzzle?

In five innings he has played so far against Bangladesh in the format, Kohli has scored 193 runs with a highest score of 64 not out.

Although India have been performing brilliantly, Kohli’s return to form can take India to the fifth gear, something that will be important for the team. Will he return to form against his favourite opponent? We will know soon enough.

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