Virat Kohli Could Try Off Spin
Captain Virat Kohli is in the form of his life. He had a fantastic 2016 where he achieved many records and has started 2017 even better then 2016 with his performance till now. Preparing for the one Test against Bangladesh in Hyderabad, Virat tried something different. Though, a medium pacer, Virat, turned into an off-spinner, while bowling in the nets.
Kohli looked comfortable and relaxed while bowling off break and his action looked a bit wrong step while bowling. Kohli tries his luck with the ball in Hyderabad.
The local authorities of Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad expect the pitch to start deteriorating and Rough by day 3. This means the ball could do a bit off the turf from the 3rd day of the Test. Virat even manage to spin and drift the ball.
In the Test, Team can utilized as an opportunity by the team to try new things on the field and Virat bowling off-breaks can be one of them. His coach Rajkumar Sharma thinks , he said, “He bowls slow medium generally with slow Run-up. But he could be trying something new to add for the Team.”
Bangladesh played India A recently which was drawn. This game is been played as a warm-up for the Indians before the big series against the Aussies. However, it is an important match for the Bangladeshi’s as they will look to end their losing streak.
Sixteen years later, they play the with the same opposition on their home turf for the first time. It didn’t like to be a full Test series but it is a game that could bring them good fortune in the future.