Why Virat Kohli Needs To Improve His "Response Of The Back Foot" Sanjay Bangar explains why Virat Kohli needs to improve his "Response Of The Back Foot." Sanjay Bangar,

  • Dec. 27, 2021, 12:07 p.m.

Virat Kohli failed to convert a vibrant begin to a large rating on the hole day of the primary Test against South Africa in Centurion on Sunday as he become dismissed for 35 by way of Lungi Ngidi. Chasing a transport that became wide out of doors off, Kohli changed into deceived by using the past due swing generated within the shipping and gave away an clean capture to Wiaan Mulder in the beginning slip. The Indian Test skipper had seemed settled on the crease before Ngidi sent him again to the pavilion. Having now not scored a century considering that 2019, Kohli's dismissal noticed him make bigger his lean patch with the bat.

India's former batting teach Sanjay Bangar reacted to Kohli's dismissal, pronouncing the prolific batter wishes to develop a “reaction of the back foot” and no longer be preoccupied to gambling on the the front foot.

“(It) should properly be a mental mistakes within the execution component at least as some distance as him going after that huge 1/2-volley is worried,” Bangar said on Star Sports.

"But for me, he is based on using the ball. Against quicker attacks on seaming pitches, you require one more sport. You can not simplest rely on the front foot shots. If he handiest relies on that unique shot, the bowlers will preserve to drag him wider and wider and hope they discover the outdoor aspect,” Bangar introduced.  
"It may be worth it if Virat Kohli can supply a notion of developing some sort of a response of the again foot as properly. Otherwise, he just seems to be preoccupied with scoring runs off the front foot."

Despite Kohli's dismissal, India completed the outlet day at a rating of 272/3, with opener KL Rahul scoring an unbeaten 122 to strength the aspect to a strong role.

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