Pakistani spinner Shadab Khan has expressed admiration for Indian cricket superstar Virat Kohli in anticipation of the Asia Cup 2023 opening match between India and Pakistan. Shadab mentioned Kohli’s cricketing ability and stressed the necessity of strategic preparation when facing him.
He highlighted the mental battles that transpire between batsmen and bowlers in cricket, emphasizing the significance of comprehending each other’s game plans on the field. Shadab also commended Kohli’s extraordinary batting abilities, referencing a memorable T20 World Cup encounter in 2022 when Kohli led India to victory against Pakistan.
Shadab confidently believes that Kohli’s remarkable talent enables him to take control of the game, even in challenging circumstances, and contends that no other batsman could have achieved this against Pakistan’s formidable bowling lineup. According to Shadab, Kohli’s adaptability and skills establish him as an excellent player capable of leaving his mark on any stage of the game.