The UAE will once again serve as the primary host nation for the Asia Cup 2022. The best Asian teams will face off for the title. Rohit Sharma will lead Team India, the reigning champs.
The only other cricketer in history, Virat Kohli, is on track to play 100 matches in every type of international cricket.
Virat Kohli proved to be the most reliable all-format accumulator of his generation during the Asia Cup, making jaw-dropping chases appear simple. In 2010, Kohli made his Asia Cup debut. He previously competed in the Asia Cup in 2010, 2012, and 2016, and will do so again starting on August 28.
Virat Kohli, a former captain of India who currently has an outstanding record in Asia Cup events, is working really hard on the nets. Before the Asia Cup, let’s look at 3 intriguing facts about Virat Kohli:
Virat Kohli, the skipper, failed to win the Asia Cup
While Kohli was Team India’s full-time captain, he broke countless records, yet an ICC title eluded him. In addition to an ICC championship, Kohli did not also take home an Asia Cup. The former India captain didn’t participate in the Asian tournament on a regular basis. He was given the chance to lead the squad in 2014 while MS Dhoni was out.
Vice-captain Kohli’s tenure begins.
Kohli joined the senior team in the ODI format in 2012, and he started his career in the Asia Cup as Dhoni’s backup. He was the vice-captain of the Indian squad during the 2016 championship victory of the Men in Blue.
The best player in the Asia Cup is Kohli.
Virat Kohli has a batting average of 63.83 at the Asia Cup (ODI format) after scoring 766 runs in 16 games. He possesses 2.5 centuries. In the Asia Cup T20I format, the former Indian skipper has 153 runs in 5 games at an average of 76.50.
Additionally, Virat’s performance in the Asia Cup 2012 match against Pakistan was the best in his ODI career. He scored 183 runs, which helped the Indian team in their illustrious run-chase.