BCCI official's big statement on Virat Kohli playing T20 World Cup, said - Selection is not done based on memes

Virat Kohli, T20 World Cup, BCCI: Despite Kohli scoring consistent runs, he has faced criticism regarding his strike rate. Being an opening batsman, his strike rate is 141.41. Which is not impressive in today's T20 cricket. But BCCI says that the team is not selected based on memes.

Apr 2, 2024 - 12:50
BCCI official's big statement on Virat Kohli playing T20 World Cup, said - Selection is not done based on memes

Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 may not have been good for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) so far. But the team's former captain and opener Virat Kohli seems to be in good form and is scoring a lot of runs. Kohli has scored 181 runs with the help of two half-centuries in the three matches played so far and continues to top the Orange Cap list along with Rajasthan Royals (RR) young batsman Ryan Parag.

Even still, Kohli has come under fire for his strike rate even though he routinely scores runs. His strike rate is 141.41 as an opening batsman. which is unimpressive in the T20 cricket of today. On the other hand, considering his form and experience, a representative of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) thinks Kohli can get better.

Virat's selection for the T20 World Cup was reportedly in jeopardy before the start of the IPL 2024. Nonetheless, in the IPL 2024, King Kohli is shown batting wonderfully. The former Indian captain's performance is being closely monitored by chief selector Ajit Agarkar. to enable a choice to be made about his participation in the T20 World Cup going forward. However, Kohli's two consecutive half-centuries in three IPL matches have boosted his chances for the World Cup.

Talking about team performance, RCB has lost two matches, but Kohli's form with the bat is currently a topic of discussion among the fans. Some are questioning his strike rate while others are praising his innings. Fans are divided into two groups on social media. Many memes related to Virat's strike rate are also going viral.

Speaking to IANS, a BCCI official on condition of anonymity said that Kohli is playing well despite coming back from a long break. He also said that the selectors do not pay attention to social media memes while choosing the team.

A BCCI official said, "This is just the beginning of the league and Kohli has batted well so far. He will also improve his strike rate in the coming matches. As far as I personally feel, he will be a good batsman in the World Cup." Will be part of the team. Selectors do not pay attention to social media memes. Cricket is played on the field, not on social media platforms." Immediately after IPL 2024 is the T20 World Cup. Team India has been placed in Group A with Pakistan in this mega-event starting from June 1 in the West Indies and the USA.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer