India won their opening match against Pakistan in Dubai on Sunday with 5 goals and chased 148 goals in a thrilling final match. Kohli is India’s top scorer, along with all-timer Ravindra Jadeja, as the former India captain played a solid 35 out of 34 balls.
“It’s nice to see him back. I’ve seen a few scenes where he really makes an impact. I just wish he was more certain of that. So far, he’ll be back, he looks good he was lucky the first time Kapil said in an exclusive interview with ANI when he was eliminated I like his attitude, not only today but 10 years via.
Asked how Virat could grow from the criticism that was coming his way, the 1983 World Cup-winning captain said Kohli needed to understand that ups and downs are part of an athlete’s career.
“It’s much bigger than anything else. No player is going to be run in every game, no player gets zero in every game. I think with my ability and talent. , it won’t take him long to get back into form. Just waiting for a big knock. He’ll be back, I have no doubt about that,” he added.
Kapil hails ‘great athlete’ Hardik Pandya
Kapil was full of praise for the all-round Hardik Pandya after his all-round performance against Pakistan.
Hardik was the ‘Man of the Match’ for his 33rd win not coming out, followed by a fantastic 3/25 bowling match that saw him catch Mohammed Rizwan’s shots , Iftikhar Ahmed and Khushdil Shah.
“That’s where the team gets the edge (in the presence of good all-rounders like Hardik). You have Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja who can pass and hit the ball well. Any all-round player. Either way is a cherry for the team. Hardik and Jadeja are great athletes,” said Kapil.
“Hardik has made us very proud. It’s just that he has to take care of himself because when one person in his power gets injured, the whole team gets hurt. His ability is unmatched by anyone. Without a doubt, the only thing I worry about sometimes is him. injury.”
Hardik returns to his fully fit avatar in 2022 after tackling fitness issues for years to lead the Gujarat Titans to their first ever Indian Premier League (IPL) championship in their first season.
Throughout the season, Pandya led his side from the front with his all-round performance, scoring 487 runs averaging 44.27 in 15 games and hitting four and fifty. He also took home eight goals for his team, including a 3/17 win in the final.
Since then, he has shown exceptional form for India in the T20Is and has played many key shots, be it an invader or an anchor.
Therefore, he will be a very important part of the Indian team at the upcoming T20 World Cup, which takes place in October-November this year in Australia.