Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli. (Photo: Twitter)
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There are no doubts that Virat Kohli is a batting legend. With more than 24000 international runs so far, Kohli is one of the best batsmen in international cricket to date. Virat Kohli has also slammed 71 international centuries and 124 half-centuries in international cricket. For almost the last 10 years, Virat Kohli is a regular member of the Indian team.

Kohli also captained India in all three formats for a long time before quitting captainship earlier this year. He is a regular batsman for the team in the one-down position. Because of his successful career, there are a few batsmen who could not excel in their international careers. Here we talk about 3 such players.

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3 Indian Players Who Could Not Excel Their International Careers Because Of Virat Kohli

1. Sanju Samson

Sanju Samson
Sanju Samson. (Photo: Twitter)

Sanju Samson is the first player on this list. Samson is a middle-order batsman like Virat Kohli. Samson made his international debut long back in 2015 in a T20I game against Zimbabwe. However, the wicketkeeper-batsman has only played 7 ODIs and 16 T20Is so far.

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In ODIs, he has scored 176 runs at an average of 44.0. In T20Is, he has slammed 296 runs at an average of 21.14. However, since he also mostly bats at the no.3 spot, Kohli has not given him any space to capture that spot.

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