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Ravichandran Ashwin remembers when Virat Kohli hailed an Indian opener as extra harmful than MS Dhoni in dying overs



India’s star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has just lately made a startling revelation that has taken the cricketing world by storm. Discussing India’s spectacular efficiency within the Asia Cup 2023 on his official YouTube channel, Ashwin recalled an outdated dialog with former India skipper Virat Kohli the place the Delhi-born cricketer picked essentially the most harmful batter within the dying overs.

Virat Kohli picks Rohit Sharma over MS Dhoni as opposition captain’s nightmare in dying overs

Ashwin acknowledged that Kohli selected Rohit Sharma because the opposition captain’s nightmare in the long run overs moderately than among the finest finishers within the sport, MS Dhoni. The India spinner additionally make clear the rationale Kohli gave for his shocking alternative.

It’s value mentioning that Rohit  is in nice contact presently and showcased his batting prowess by smashing back-to-back half-centuries within the Tremendous 4s of Asia Cup 2023. The India skipper scored a superb 56 runs towards Pakistan, adopted by a 53-run knock within the subsequent match towards Sri Lanka.

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Talking about Staff India and Rohit’s elegant contact on his YouTube channel, Ashwin shared an enchanting anecdote from an outdated dialog with Kohli the place the India maestro lavished reward on Rohit and termed him a extra harmful batter than Dhoni within the dying overs.

“5-6 years again, Virat Kohli and I had a dialogue whereas Rohit was batting. I don’t keep in mind which match it was. Seeing Rohit bat, I used to be considering, ‘The place do you even bowl to him? If Rohit is about after 15-20 overs.’ Kohli requested me, ‘Have you learnt who’s a captain’s nightmare on the dying?’ I requested, ‘Is it Dhoni?’ Kohli was like, ‘No, it’s Rohit.’ After I requested him why, he stated you gained’t know the place to bowl,” recalled Ashwin.

Virat Kohli slams his forty seventh ODI ton

So far as Kohli’s type is worried, the 34-year-old can also be in nice type. Though Virat couldn’t rating massive towards Sri Lanka, he hammered his forty seventh ODI ton towards Pakistan and performed a big function in India’s document win over the arch-rivals. He even was adjudged ‘Participant of the Match’ for his sensational efficiency.

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