Virat Kohli is currently playing his 100th Test match against Sri Lanka in Mohali. The 33-year old is the 71st player in the world to reach the three figure mark in the longest format of the game.
Kohli’s is the man behind the success of Test team. He led India to great heights in red-ball cricket and won 40 matches as a captain. Kohli resigned from the post after team’s defeat in South Africa.
Former chairman of selectors Dilip Vengsarkar feels that lack of hundreds doesn’t imply that he is in poor form. Speaking to Sportskeeda, the legendary cricketer spoke about Kohli’s career.
“Virat Kohli is still the best in the world. The way he has worked on his game and fitness is exemplary. He is an inspiration to millions of people.”
Vengsarkar was the chairman of selectors when Virat made his international debut. “All the selectors were in Virat Kohli’s favour and I didn’t face any resistance. I knew that Virat was destined for greatness when I saw him for the first time.”
Crediting Virat for fast bowling revolution in India, he said – “Virat Kohli is bowlers captain. It is because of his backing we have an army of fast bowlers.”