Kris Srikkanth Opines IN WC 2023 Virat Kohli Will Replicate Gambhir’s Performance In WC 20211
By CricShots - Jan 7, 2023 9:56 am
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Former Indian cricketer, Kris Srikkanth has made a prediction that the Indian stalwart, Virat Kohli will be replicating the heroics shown by Gautam Gambhir during the 2011 World Cup in this year’s edition. Gambhir was one of the star performers for India when he scored 97 in the final against Sri Lanka to help India lift the trophy.

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli 

Virat Kohli is considered to be one of the main players in India’s campaign at home during the upcoming ODI World Cup as they look to reclaim the title after 12 years. As quoted by Sportskeeda, Srikkanth hailed Gambhir’s knock in the final of the 2011 World Cup and said that he is predicting Kohli will replicate the same heroics in this year’s edition.

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Kris Srikkanth said, “What a great feeling it was, to win the 83’ World Cup as a player and then to be chairman of selectors of the team, which one the 2011 World Cup is a story I can tell my grandchildren. First of all, the knock played by Gautam Gambhir was phenomenal, that too in the World Cup, congratulations to him, I am proud of him. I am making the prediction that Virat Kohli will show us the same heroics in the 2023 World Cup.”

Kris Srikkanth
Kris Srikkanth

Kris Srikkanth also said that Kohli will play the anchor role during the World Cup 2023 and it will help the other players to play with some freedom like Ishan Kishan and others to excel.

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Elaborating the same, Kris Srikkanth said, “Just like Gautam Gambhir has played a major role of anchor in the past, the same way Virat Kohli will play that role this time around. He will help players like Ishan Kishan excel just as he got a century when Kishan got a double century. It’s all about freedom, giving your players the freedom, do what you want, play your game even if you get out, that’s the approach the team should have.”