New Delhi: The third Test played between India and Australia in Indore may have ended, but questions are still being raised on the batting of Team India. Team India could only score 109 runs in the first innings and 163 runs in the second. In such a situation, some questions are also being raised on Virat Kohli. Kohli was dismissed for 22, 13, 44, 20 and 12 in the last three Tests. Meanwhile, a big statement by former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden has come to the fore. Hayden has said that there is nothing wrong with Virat Kohli’s technique.
players go through phases
He said that players go through a phase where they are not able to score runs, but how to stay at the crease for a longer period of time is something that a batsman needs to work on. Hayden told Star Sports- “It looks like nothing is wrong from a technical point of view. When you reach that stage of your career where Virat has achieved everything, sometimes focus becomes a problem. We all know what Virat has achieved. He has great energy. You can see the admiration he has in the team.”
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Concentration becomes the issue for the batsmen
Hayden also said that concentration becomes an issue for batsmen in the second half of their careers and that might be the case with Kohli. Hayden said – There are many questions, but Virat himself will have to find a way out of this bad phase. Players go through bad times. An emphatic nine-wicket win over India in the third Test helped Australia book a place in the ICC World Test Championship final. While a win in the fourth Test starting March 9 in Ahmedabad will seal India’s place in the WTC final.