As India gears up for their next match against England in Lucknow on Sunday, Kohli’s images of bowling to opener Shubman Gill went viral on social media in no time.
India continues to lead the table with five impressive victories and Kohli has left an indelible mark with a century and three half-centuries. He is currently India’s highest run-scorer in the tournament, having made 354 runs in five outings at an average of 118.00.
Kohli is second in the top run-scorers’ list in this year’s competition, trailing Quinton de Kock of South Africa by 53 runs.
The former captain Kohli is now just one century away from matching his compatriot Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 49 ODI hundreds.
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Although he fell tantalisingly short of this milestone by getting dismissed for 95 in the victory over New Zealand, he skillfully led his team in a challenging chase in Dharamsala.
Kohli recently stated that his mantra has consistently been to pursue improvement rather than perfection.
“I have always worked on how I can better myself every day, every practice session, every year and every season. So, that is what has helped me play for this long and perform,” Kohli told Star Sports.
“I don’t think it is possible to perform consistently without having that mindset, because if performance is your goal, then one can get satisfied after a while and stop working on their game.”
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