Ricky Ponting, Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar

Previous to the beginning of the Asia Cup 2022, former India skipper Virat Kohli had taken a month-long break from cricket. The correct-hand batting dynamo additionally opened up about his struggles with psychological well being through the interval when he suffered a lean patch.

The break clearly helped as Kohli completed the Asia Cup because the second-highest run-scorer with 276 runs in 5 matches at a strike price of 147.59, which included two fifties and 100.

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli. Pic Credit: Twitter

Ricky Ponting is optimistic that Virat Kohli can observe down Sachin Tendulkar’s feat

Kohli additionally notched up his 71st worldwide ton after a wait of virtually two years. Now, having equalled Ponting’s report within the course of, there is just one identify on the record of most tons above Kohli now – Sachin Tendulkar with 100 centuries.

Chatting with ICC Evaluate, the previous Australian skipper stated, “In case you would have requested me three years in the past, I’d have stated sure. However the truth that it has slowed down as a lot because it did… yeah, I nonetheless assume that it’s doable for him, there’s little doubt.”

Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting. (Picture: Twitter)

“I nonetheless assume he has acquired various years forward of him, however I assume to nonetheless be 30 worldwide lots of behind, that’s lots. That’s 5 – 6 Check lots of a yr possibly for the following three or 4 years. In case you throw a few one-day ones, possibly the odd T20 ones on prime of it.”

Ponting believes there may be nonetheless loads of cricket left for Virat Kohli

Questions have now turned once more to Tendulkar’s tally, and whether or not Kohli can discover a late-career enhance to trace that down.

Echoing on the identical strains, Ponting acknowledged, “It’s (the century) taken a bit longer, the final couple of years as a result of he has been in that century-making drought when you like, it has taken a bit longer to get to me than I believed it was going to.”

“However look, he’s clearly one of many all-time greats and there’s nonetheless a very long time to go in his profession. It was good to see him again within the runs,” the Aussie added.

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