Shastri goes all praise for Kohli

Kolkata: Former Indian cricket team director Ravi Shastri today heaped praise on Virat Kohli saying that his batting makes one stand up and applaud.

India’s top-order batsmen has been in tremendous form and has managed to pile a record 865 runs from 13 games at the 9th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with four centuries to his credit in the ongoing tournament.

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“Virat has hit a purple patch. It’s terrific batting. If he goes on like this, it will only keep on serving Indian cricket and be beneficial to it. The kind of batting on offer from him, he will make you stand up and applaud,” Shastri said at an event here.

When asked about the next coach for the Indian team Shastri further stated: : “BCCI is in the process of taking a decision. Once they take a decision, we can then look into it.”

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