Virat Kohli bowling during net session on Monday in Mohali© Twitter
India and Australia were set to begin their final round of preparations for the T20 World Cup on Tuesday, when the two teams meet in the first of three T20Is at the PCA Stadium in Mohali. It would be interesting to see which combination both teams go into. Prior to the first T20I, former India skipper Virat Kohli was seen bowling in the nets and this could be an indication that he will be called up as a bowler if one of the key bowlers is having a bad day at the office.
The Punjab Cricket Association Twitter handle on Monday shared the photos of Kohli bowling in nets ahead of the first T20I.
“Look who’s opening the bowling tomorrow,” the handle wrote as a caption.
— Punjab Cricket Association (@pcacricket) September 19, 2022
Kohli has played 104 T20Is so far and managed to take four wickets. His four wickets in the shortest format of the game are Kevin Pietersen (2011), Samit Patel (2011), Mohammad Hafeez (2012) and Johnson Charles (2016).
In the recently concluded Asian Cup, Kohli skipped one against Hong Kong in the group stage, giving up six runs. This was the first time he came in the bowl after the semi-finals of the 2016 T20 World Cup vs the West Indies.
Kohli recently got back into shape and he hit his first international century in almost three years. He registered his first T20I ton against Afghanistan in the Asian Cup.
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