Virat Kohli opens in ODIs after 8 years, here's how he fared earlier

December 07, 2022

Sports Tak Staff

1 | Virat Kohli made his ODI debut as an opener against Sri Lanka in August 2008 and scored just 12 runs from 22 deliveries

2 | In the second ODI, Virat Kohli scored 37 runs from 62 deliveries in a low-scoring encounter against Sri Lanka

3 | Few days later, Virat Kohli scored 25 runs from 38 deliveries in a winning cause against Sri Lanka

4 | Virat Kohli scored his maiden ODI half-century in the same series against Sri Lanka. He scored 54 runs from 66 balls in a winning cause

5 | Virat Kohli top-scored as India suffered a batting collapse. Kohli scored 46-ball 31 as India got all out for 103 in a run chase

6 | 6 years later in 2014 Kohli opened alongside Rohit and scored just 2 runs from 10 balls against New Zealand

7 | As Rohit Sharma got injured, Kohli opened the innings in run chase against Bangladesh and managed to score just 5 runs

Overall, Virat Kohli has scored 166 runs from 7 innings at an average of 23.71 including one half-century

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