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Virat Kohli Reveals Name Of The Bowler Who Troubled Him The Most In His Early Days

The Indian skipper Virat Kohli is currently the best batsman around the world. He is known for giving a nightmare to the bowlers around the world. However, there have been times when this modern legend of the game had problems facing quality bowlers.

Recently, in an interview, Virat Kohli revealed how Shane Warne made him look like a fool during IPL 2019. Though Shane Warne and Virat Kohli have never faced each other, Virat revealed that he had no clue in facing Shane Warne whenever the two faced each other. He revealed:
Shane Warne made me look like a fool during IPL in 2009. I played him again in 2011 in Rajasthan, nothing significant happened there. He did not get me out, I did not score many runs against him. After the match, he came up to me and said never say anything back to the bowler, but obviously I did not listen (laughs)”
Earlier Shane Warne also opened up about facing Virat Kohli. Talking to  ESPNCricinfo in March, Shane Warne had said:
I think the one thing you need to do with Virat, which is one thing teams don’t do enough of, is take away both sides of the wicket,”

He had also explained how he would have bowled to Virat Kohli. He revealed:
If you’re going to bowl to Virat Kohli, you either bowl at leg stump and protect the on side, or you bowl wide of off stump and you protect the off side. You cannot bowl at the stumps, because he can hit you both ways. So, I think you’ve to take out one side of the field. Protect just one side of the field, that’s how you bowl to very good players.
“I’d be bowling wide of off stump and letting him try to cover drive with a slip, short cover and some protection out there. So then it’ll be very hard for him to get it over the leg side. That’s what I’d be trying to do and hopefully get a little bit lucky and he mis-hits one.”
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Unnati Madan

I love watching cricket but writing about it came unexpectedly.

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