Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli. (Picture Supply: IPL/BCCI)

IPL 2022 is heading in direction of its finish as playoffs are being performed to determine the 2 finalists. Faf du Plessis-led Royal Challengers Bangalore will tackle KL Rahul’s Lucknow Tremendous Giants within the Eliminator of the match. All eyes will probably be on former RCB captain Virat Kohli, who has bought his kind within the final league sport towards the Gujarat Titans with a outstanding unbeaten knock 0f 73 runs.

Speaking about Kohli’s efficiency this season, Virender Sehwag has stated {that a} century will probably be sufficient to overlook the poor outings for him in IPL 2022 to this point. The previous Indian opener additionally backed Kohli to carry out towards LSG after he has not been within the kind within the final couple of months.

A century could be a revival for Kohli: Virender Sehwag

“If Kohli scores a century towards LSG, who will say his stats that he had a nasty season? He’ll then finish with 400-plus runs and that’s thought of a very good season. He has an incredible platform to excel as his workforce has reached the knockouts. Kohli can carry out nicely and take the workforce ahead.” Sehwag informed CricBuzz.

Kohli has not had a memorable IPL season as he has scored solely 309  runs in 14 matches at a mean of 23.77 and a strike charge of 117.94. The 33-year-old has solely two half-centuries to his identify within the season. In the meantime, RCB has received eight matches out of the whole of 14 video games they performed in IPL 2022 and completed their league stage on the fourth spot. They are going to lock horns with third-spot LSG to get into the second qualifier the place they must face Rajasthan Royals who misplaced to Gujarat Titans by seven wickets within the first qualifier.

In the meantime, talking concerning the Eliminator conflict, former India wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel stated: “They [RCB] certified within the final two seasons as nicely. However they had been shedding matches as they approached the qualifiers and simply sneaked via. They had been beginning nicely however shedding video games earlier than the playoffs. Thus, they didn’t have the momentum heading into the playoffs. Issues are completely different right here. They received their final match and have tasted wins in a few video games earlier than that as nicely. They’ve been eradicated within the Eliminator twice earlier than, however will probably be hopeful of getting previous it this time.”



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