No cricket fan ought to be deprived of the name “Virat Kohli” if he’s a true freak. Kohli has gained his reputation globally with the God gifted consistency and has worked really exceptionally to boost his skills. Kohli’s leading side, India Cricket Team performs on different platforms with the same momentum everywhere as the skipper knows how to dig the most out of his players.
The owners of the Indian Premier League (IPL) saw an aptitude in the batsman and chose him as the skipper of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). However, the franchise is yet to win their maiden title of the trophy lifters.
Virat Kohli reveals the major difference between playing ICC tournaments and IPL
So far, he has lived up to the expectations and led Men in Blue to many victories, however, the skipper is yet to win the mega ICC tournaments. Kohli was the part of India Cricket Team while clinching 2011 World Cup and 2013 Champions Trophy under Dhoni’s leadership. He didn’t look back and kept on scoring and using his techniques, he has become the leading run-scorer in IPL (5412 runs).
The skipper in blue has revealed his taste for playing IPL and the ICC tournaments in a recent interaction with the media.
In short, the player has heaped praises on the Indian cash-rich league and has preferred it over ICC tournaments. According to Kohli, ICC tournaments are one on one and regular while in IPL, one gets a chance to meet with different players of different franchises throughout the league.
Virat Kohli said on Star Sports Cricket Connected, “You do play all your tournaments, which is one team versus another, ICC tournaments come every now and then, but even in ICC tournaments, you don’t really interact with the other team players or you see the other teams so often every now and then.”
“But in the IPL, you are just probably meeting another team every second or third day and that’s the beauty of the IPL, you are playing in a different ‘mahol’ (atmosphere).”
“I absolutely love that tournament and also for the camaraderie which you share with so many new players that you play with, so many players that you have known for a long time now, not from your own country, those who you don’t see often, and there is one reason why everyone loves the IPL too, there is a connect, of players and fans and of viewers,” said Virat Kohli.