Mohammad Shami Showers Praises For Virat Kohli
By CricShots - Mar 6, 2018 1:01 pm
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Indian skipper Virat Kohli has changed the face of Indian cricket ever since he has taken over the leadership role of the Men in Blue across all the formats. Recently, the Indian cricket team’s triumph in South Africa in the limited-overs leg of the tour and lost the Test series by a very close margin which was closely fought. Kohli’s leadership skills were also praised by many and now the Indian pacer Mohammad Shami joins the party as he has lavished similar kinds of words for him for constantly backing the bowling unit.

Virat Kohli

Shami played a crucial role in the Test squad which fought bravely against South Africa. He led the Indian bowling attack well in demanding conditions.

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Moreover, his career has been bruised due to the injuries ever since the conclusion of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup and mostly plays in the longest format of the game. He is in the ideas for the World Cup 2019 and might be the back up for the fringe players like Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

Mohammad Shami

Mohammad Shami clarified that Kohli never hesitates to point out the mistakes of the bowlers but also backs them to come good. As quoted in India TV, he said, “We are a top class bowling unit and our captain and coach have that belief in us to pick up 20 wickets in the match. Kohli always pinpoints the mistakes we make as players on the field during the match and gives us his constructive feedback about the same. He backs us to the hilt despite worrying about the on-field results. We believe in giving our 150 percent on the field.”

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Shami also went on to add that there is a lot of trust over each other in the dressing room which makes them believe that they can win every game. He said, “It doesn’t matter whether we win or lose, we always stay together as a unit and never lose that trust in the players. The captain and coach have that belief in the team that we are a good unit and have that for us to perform at the biggest stage. Our fast bowling unit has bowlers who can regularly clock over 140 plus.”