“Think of yourself as an ordinary player,” Shoaib Akhtar advises Virat Kohli. Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has stated that he wants RCB batter Virat Kohli to concentrate and think of himself as a regular player.
Virat Kohli of Royal Challengers Bangalore has two 40-plus scores in the ongoing IPL 2022 season. But the maverick batsman has not been at his best. Kohli scored 12 points in the previous game against the Delhi Capitals, but he was run out while attempting a quick run. Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar believes Kohli will be dropped if he does not perform consistently. Akhtar has advised Kohli to stay focused and consider himself a “ordinary player.”
Focus on one thing at a time: Shoaib Akhtar
“No one, not even Virat Kohli, will be spared. If he does not perform well, he may be fired. Some things I can’t even say right now. Not one, but 10,000 things are going on in his head. He is a good person, a good player, and a great cricketer. I want him to focus on one thing at a time. Leave the TV, the crowd, and just think of yourself as an ordinary player, pick up the bat, and play “While speaking with Sportskeeda, Akhtar stated.
“He does not need to lose his concentration. People have already begun to point fingers at Virat Kohli, which is dangerous. He’s a gutsy player and a gutsy man, and I’m confident he’ll pull it off. Virat Kohli is a massive cricketer “He went on to say.
Kohli’s highest score this season of 48 came against the Mumbai Indians, and prior to that, he had an unbeaten knock of 41 against the Punjab Kings.
RCB have won four of their six games this season, and the Faf du Plessis-led side are third in the points table with eight points.
The team most recently defeated the Delhi Capitals at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday, and they will play the Lucknow Super Giants on Tuesday.