Virat Kohli likely to be excluded from T20 World Cup squad as BCCI looks at this player on No. 3

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India’s great batsman Virat Kohli is the best batsman of the present time. He has made his name famous in Test, ODI and T20. Most runs in T20 are also in the name of Virat Kohli, whereas for the ICC World Cup 2024, However, a recent report by the news platform Dainik Jagran informed that the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) is not sure about Virat Kohli’s spot for the T20 World Cup 2024, which is scheduled for June next year. Kohli recently performed brilliantly in the ICC Man’s ODI World Cup 2023, scoring 745 runs which also included three centuries.

Virat Kohli has been performing brilliantly continuously

Virat Kohli has been continuously performing brilliantly for Team India. Kohli also performed brilliantly in the last ICC T20 World Cup 2022 in which he was the top scorer of the tournament where he scored 292 runs in 6 matches.

Whereas Kohli recently performed brilliantly in the ICC ODI Man’s World Cup 2023. He also performed brilliantly in Cup 2023 in which he scored 745 runs in 11 matches and was the top scorer of the tournament here too.

Kohli is a one-man army for Team India who has always taken Team India forward in difficult times, whereas now it seems that BCCI is not sure that Kohli playing for T20 World Cup 2024.

Team India Captain Rohit Sharma, Coach Rahul Dravid, and chairman of the selection panel Ajit Agarkar conducted a 5-hour meeting with the BCCI officials on the plans for the T20 World Cup 2024 scheduled in the United States and West Indies.

Team India recently played five T20 match series against Australia in which Team India won 4-1 series, And now Team India will play 3 matches T20 series against South Africa from 10 December. After that Team India will play  3 T20s match series against Afghanistan.

Senior players like Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya will stay away from the T20 series in South Africa.

Ishan Kishan on Number 3

The report also mentioned that BCCI is considering Ishan Kishan for the number 3 position, in which Virat plays. The BCCI official present in the meeting told Dainik Jagran that they want someone, who can play attacking cricket at number 3 and Ishan Kishan has shown that multiple times.

Although Virat Kohli can prove himself that because before the ICC T20 World Cup 2024, Kohli can confirm his place by performing brilliantly in the Indian Primer League(IPL), Kohli opens for Royal Challenger Bangalore (RCB) while Team India has already told that he can take Subman Gill or  Yashasvi Jaiswal in the opening along with Rohit Sharma.

But it is not clear yet what Virat Kohli is thinking about ICC T20 World Cup2024, but if Virat performs well in IPL then BCCI will be forced to think again because Virat Kohli has been continuously performing brilliantly for Team India and has been playing in close matches. And whenever Kohli has been at the crease in a close match, Team India has won most matches.

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