Ace Indian batter Virat Kohli displayed remarkable form throughout the recently concluded ODI World Cup 2023, playing a pivotal role in propelling India to their fourth ODI World Cup final. Despite India’s heartbreaking loss to Australia in the final match, Kohli’s stellar performances left an indelible mark on the tournament.
With the World Cup now behind them, many fans are left wondering about Kohli’s future in the sport. Given his age of 35 in 2023 and the next World Cup scheduled for 2031, questions about his longevity have emerged.
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Veteran Australian opener David Warner, however, expressed his belief in Kohli’s ability to continue playing until the 2031 World Cup. Responding to a fan’s tweet hoping for Kohli’s continued presence in the game, Warner stated, “No reason why he can’t, he is very fit and loves the game so much.”.
“No reason why he can’t, he is very fit and loves the game so much,” Warner tweeted.
No reason why he can’t, he is very fit and loves the game so much. https://t.co/5iQry4pp4Y
— David Warner (@davidwarner31) November 30, 2023
Virat Kohli’s exceptional performance in the ODI World Cup 2023 was instrumental in India’s journey to the final. His sensational batting throughout the tournament, culminating in a record-breaking 50th ODI century, cemented his position as the tournament’s highest run-getter with 765 runs in 11 matches.
While Kohli’s future in cricket remains uncertain, Warner’s endorsement highlights Kohli’s dedication to the sport and his potential to continue excelling at the highest level. Only time will tell whether Kohli will grace the field in the 2031 World Cup, but his unwavering passion and commitment to the game suggest that he may well be a force to be reckoned with for years to come.