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As expected, former Indian Captain Virat Kohli is back in the Indian team for the forthcoming Asia Cup T20 Cricket in UAE. Kohli was on break for the last 3 weeks and did not play in the just concluded tour of the West Indies. According to details coming in from sources close to Kohli, he will begin net practice this week in Mumbai to get ready for the Asia Cup.

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According to the report, Kohli will start practice from this week in MCA Indoor academy in Bandra Kurla complex. Kohli’s residence in Mumbai is in Worli Omkar Building which is just 20 far from MCA Academy in BKC. That’s why Kohli has decided to practice at the academy in BKC. The source further said that Kohli is already started his physical training at his gym.

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The Indian squad for the Asia cup starts in UAE on 27th August The national selectors proclaimed on Monday. Kohli and VICE-CAPTAIN KL Rahul made a comeback to the Indian team.

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Squad: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan, Deepak Hooda, Yuzvendra Chahal

Stand by players: Shreyas Iyer, Axar Patel, Deepak Chahar

After a prolonged struggled with his form, Kohli decided to take a break from cricket after the TOUR of England. Be it his childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma or Indian cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar all have offered to help Kohli.

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“This academy is his own ground. Earlier, he did not have time but when he has got some time then he can spend some time with himself over here and practice. I would really love it if he comes here and he enjoys and feels comfortable in this place,” Virat Kohli’s childhood Coach Rajkumar Sharma told ANI.

Gavaskar had told India Today: “If I had about 20 minutes with him, I would be able to tell him the things he might have to do. It might help him. I am not saying it will help him but it could. Particularly with regards to that off-stump line my advice can help”

Will Kohli shine in Asia Cup? Kohli could manage scores of only 11 and 20 in the fifth and final Test against Edgbaston and continued his bad performances in T20Is, where he could score only 12 runs in two innings.

This was followed by 17 and 16 runs in the three-match ODI series against England.

Also, Kohli had a sub-par IPL 2022. He could score only 341 runs in 16 games at an average of 22.73. His strike rate also has been going down by the day. In IPL 2022 he scored just with a strike rate of 115.98.

Now the question will be – will break from cricket do him any good? Will he shine in Asia Cup? Asia CUP cricket tournament has always been the happy hunting ground for Kohli. He is one of the leading scorers in the tournament.

Virat Kohli in Asia Cup Cricket

  • ASIA CUP ODI’s: 11 Matches / 613 Runs / 3 Centuries / 61.3 Batting Average
  • ASIA CUP T20’s: 5 Matches / 176 Runs / 76.5 Batting Average

The Indian cricket team management and fans will expect that Kohli returns to form in ASIA CUP. If not, he can be shown EXIT DOOR before T20 World Cup.