RR vs RCB: Virat Kohli flops again after successive golden ducks

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Virat Kohli’s dismal run with the bat continued on Tuesday as the star RCB batter was dismissed for 9 against Rajasthan Royals in Pune. Notably, Virat Kohli was dismissed for back-to-back golden ducks before RCB’s match against Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday.

Against Lucknow Super Giants, Kohli fell to Dushmantha Chameera for his fourth golden duck in the IPL. In the next match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kohli perished for another first-ball duck to Marco Jansen.

Virat Kohli in Powerplay this IPL
6 innings
5 dismissals
34 runs
Avg 6.80
SR 100.00

Virat Kohli is the highest run-scorer in the history of the IPL and has hit 5 hundreds so far. In 2016, Kohli had smashed several records to pile up 973 runs and 4 hundreds as RCB stormed to the final.

Virat Kohli last scored an international hundred in November 2019 and in recent times, has struggled to get going with the bat across formats.

In 8 matches before the game against RR, Kohli had managed a paltry 119 runs in IPL 2022. Last year, he had scored 405 runs in 2020, he had finished with 466 runs.

Virat Kohli is also the third highest run-scorer in T20 Internationals.

After announcing his decision to step down as India’s T20 captain last year, Virat Kohli said he would not captain RCB after 2021. He was subsequently removed as India’s ODI captain and then early in 2022, Kohli stepped down as the Test captain.

Read the full article at: indiatoday.in

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