Virat Kohli, India’s star batter, has reached in the United Kingdom ahead of the ICC World Test Championship final against Australia, which begins on June 7. India will be hoping to win the ICC World Test Championship when they face Australia at The Oval on June 7. Virat will undoubtedly be one of India’s main players in the country’s bid for its first major ICC trophy since 2013. Virat came to Instagram and posted a photo from London to his story. “London Mornings,” Virat’s story captioned.
The star batter began his journey towards redemption at the Asia Cup in 2022 after 2021 and the early part of 2022 fell short of Virat’s enormous expectations. Before the competition, Virat took a longer-than-monthlong vacation from the sport. He finally achieved his long-awaited 71st century after more than three years at the event. He came in second place in terms of runs scored during the whole event. With a century and two fifty-pluses, he scored 276 runs in five games at an average of 92.00.
Later that year, in the ICC T20 World Cup, Virat played the innings of a lifetime against Pakistan at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, hitting 82* in a tight run chase. His 296 runs in six games, at an average of 98.67 and a strike rate of 136.41, put him in first place for runs scored at the end of the tournament. His best score was an 82*, and he recorded four fifties.
Kohli began the year 2023 with a century in an ODI against Sri Lanka. He continued his stellar performances in key games, finishing as India’s second-highest run-scorer and highest-run-scorer in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy against Australia. He scored 297 runs at an average of 49.50 in four matches, with a top score of 186.
Virat had a fantastic IPL 2023 season, scoring 639 runs at an average of 53.25 and a strike rate of over 139 in 14 matches. This season, he has two century and six fifties, with a top score of 101*. So far, he is the league’s third-highest run-scorer.
With an ODI century against Sri Lanka to open the year 2023, Kohli. In the Border-Gavaskar Trophy match against Australia, he continued his stellar play in major competitions by scoring the most runs for India and ranking second overall. His top score was 186 and he scored 297 runs in four games at an average of 49.50.
Virat has a successful IPL 2023 season. In 14 games, he scored 639 runs at an average of 53.25 and a strike rate of over 139. This season, he’s hit six 50s and two hundreds, with a top score of 101*. In the league thus far, he has scored the third most runs.
The Indian squad for the WTC final:
India’s squad for WTC final: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, KS Bharat (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat, Ishan Kishan (wk)
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Mukesh Kumar and Suryakumar Yadav have been named as stand-by players for the high-stakes match.