IPL 2023: In the very first match of IPL 2023, the RCB team started with a win by defeating Mumbai Indians. In the very first match, 82 runs came off the bat of Virat Kohli. During this match, Ravi Shastri, the former head coach of the Indian cricket team, has made a big prediction regarding Virat Kohli’s batting in IPL 2023 (IPL).
Actually, in the fifth match of IPL, the teams of RCB and Mumbai Indians were face to face. In which Rohit was on one side and Virat Kohli on the other side. A poll was conducted during the match, in which fans asked who would be the better batsman in IPL 2023 between Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma? The answer to this question of the fans was given by Ravi Shastri sitting in the commentary box and also praised Virat Kohli fiercely.
Virat will score more runs than Rohit this Season
Ravi Shastri said in his statement, ‘Virat Kohli likes to bat long and long, so that he can score maximum runs. On the other hand, Rohit Sharma will accelerate the team’s score with short and quick innings but Virat will score more runs. After this reply from Ravi Shastri, Virat played a brilliant inning of 82 not out in 49 balls in that match.
Virat hit 6 fours 5 sixes
Starting the innings against Mumbai, Virat Kohli also hit 6 fours and 5 sixes. He shared a century partnership with skipper Faf and took his side to their first win in style. Virat Kohli and Faf together achieved the target of 172 runs with 22 balls to spare.