The Indian captain is the most prized wicket for the opposition in any format of the game. The U19 world cup winning captain has been ruling the cricket for the past 3 years. He is currently the #1 batsman in the world in the tests and ODIs. The impact he has on the game is immense.But Virat Kohli struggles against certain bowlers and the New Zealand speedster Tim Southee stands tall as he has dismissed the modern marvel for a record 9 times across formats.
Virat Kohli doesn’t have too many weaknesses-Tim Southee
Tim Southee who has been playing the top level cricket for the Kiwis for 12 years now has 548 international wickets across formats. He is a true Superstar for New Zealand in the bowling department. He has a natural outswinger which tends to trouble the batsmen more often than not. He is immaculate with his line and length. Though he has lost a yard of pace over the years, he is still a dangerous customer when the ball is even moving a bit. When asked about his success against the best batsman in the world, Tim Southee said
He’s obviously a class player and doesn’t have many weaknesses. The wicket offered a little bit of assistance with the new ball and if you got it in the right area there was enough there to ask a few questions.
Tim Southee hints at whitewashing the Indians
India absolutely made mockery of the Kiwis in the 5 match T20I series where India blanked the Blackcaps 5-0. The Kiwis never gave up that even after losing their mainstream players in Kane Williamson, Trent Boult, and Lockie Ferguson they came back hard at the Indians to thrash them in the ODI series which showed their character and what they are made of.
Here’s what Tim Southee had to say about their comeback after the T20I mauling
We will do what we do and results will take care of itself but winning is always nice. We want to keep playing the way we have been playing and it is nice to win the series already but to win another game, it is always nice.