New Delhi. Australia’s great captain Ricky Ponting praised Indian star batsman Virat Kohli. He said, ‘I have not seen a batsman playing the white ball better than Virat Kohli. Virat is such a batsman who has been scoring runs consistently in all three formats for the last one decade. Let us tell you that he scored his 71st century against Afghanistan in the T20 match of the Asia Cup.
Kohli’s figures in ODIs are amazing: Ricky Ponting
At this time Virat has touched Ricky Ponting’s international 71 century mark. In the warm-up match between Australia and India on Monday, Ponting said from the commentary box, ‘Kohli’s figures in ODIs are amazing.’ Ponting continued, ‘He has led his team well. India won the series in Australia under the leadership of Virat. Ponting further said, ‘Can’t believe I’ve seen a better white-ball cricketer so far. What he did in One Day International cricket is unbelievable. His record is quite amazing.
However, in the warm-up match, Kohli looked calm with the bat. In the 13th over of this match, Mitchell Starc got Virat Kohli caught by Mitchell Marsh. Kohli was dismissed for 19 runs in 13 balls.
Second warm-up match against New Zealand
Team India is in high spirits after a thrilling final over victory in the warm-up match against Australia. The team will go for the second warm-up match against New Zealand with the same high spirits. This will be the last chance for the team to correct their mistakes before the match against Pakistan. In this World Cup, the team has gone to Australia with two weaknesses. First death over bowling and second poor fielding. In the last match, the team tried to overcome both their problems to some extent.