Former Indian cricketer, Sanjay Bangar reckons that in the coming times, the Indian stalwart, Virat Kohli will definitely appear to be a much better player than he is at present. Bangar is looking forward to the upcoming 3-match ODI series against New Zealand, with Kohli getting back his golden form. It is to be noted that the batting star has already been ins sublime touch for the last 6 months or so as he guided India to an ODI series win against Sri Lanka while producing spectacular innings from his bat.
In an interaction on the Star Sports show ‘Game Plan’, the 50-year-old was asked about his thoughts on whether Kohli will be able to break Ricky Ponting’s record of most ODI tons against the Kiwis.
Sharing his thoughts, Sanjay Bangar said, “With the captaincy burden having been removed and him coming back in form, he took his game to a different level in the T20 World Cup in Australia. I feel we will get to see an even better Virat Kohli going forward, and he will continue to maintain his form in ODI cricket.”
Sanjay Bangar was also quick to state that Kohli is well aware of his game and by reading his form, he knows well how to improve.
Elaborating the same, Sanjay Bangar said, “The rhythm with which he is batting, we are seeing enjoyment in his game, so these are good signs. When Virat Kohli is in such a mindset and is batting with such rhythm, he maximizes it, because he knows his game very well.”
The Men in Blue will now be hosting the Black Caps for three ODIs, with the first game to be played in Hyderabad on Wednesday, January 18. Kohli is heading into the series on the back of three centuries in his last four ODI innings.