Kapil Dev finds Virat Kohli’s flaw
Kapil Dev feels slowing down of reflexes could be the reason behind Virat Kohli’s struggles in New Zealand and the Indian skipper needs to “practice more” to overcome the age factor.
The 31-year-old Kohli managed just 38 runs in the two Tests at an average of 9.50 in New Zealand. In the preceding limited overs series, he managed to score 180 runs including a half-century, making it a forgettable tour for the India skipper.
“With every big batsman there comes a phase. This is the age, after turning 30 everyone says there is a dip in the eyesight and that takes 6 months to a year to get used to it,” Kapil told ABP News.
“I think he (Kohli) needs to adjust his eyesight a bit. When big players start getting bowled or LBW to incoming deliveries then you have to tell them to practice more,” he added.
India’s first World Cup-winning captain said that several batsmen like Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid and Vivian Richards have faced similar difficulties.
“When your eyesight weakens then you have to work on your technique,” Kapil added.