VVS Laxman, Anil Kumble, Indian National Cricket Team
VVS Laxman (Credits - PTI)

Last Update on: January 10th, 2019 at 12:29 am

Recently updated on January 10th, 2019 at 12:29 am

Even though you are a mathematician, you would lose the count on the number of times Virat Kohli grabbed the headlines on the front page of the tabloid and newspapers in particular. The latest personality to comment is India’s very own VVS Laxman. During the ongoing England and India Test series, Kohli has shown a lot of character.

The Hyderabad-based star Laxman explained a difference between Virat Kohli and the other batsmen to a cricket fanatic who asked him this particular on the social media platform Twitter. It happened when Laxman conducted a chat session.

Virat has the mental Strength to execute the plans: VVS Laxman

The wristy batsman remarked that the significant difference between the Indian skipper Kohli and the rest of the Indian batsmen is the mental strength to execute the plans accordingly.

Virat Kohli, VVS Laxman
Virat Kohli scored his maiden century in England. Credits: Getty

He went on to write mentioning that it is also his control over the instincts. Laxman concluded it by saying that Kohli’s incredible ability to convert the starts is also a major difference.

A Twitterati who seems to be the fan of Virat Kohli asked VVS Laxman quoting ”What Difference you see Between Virat and Other Batsmen?” 

To which the Laxman replied ”The mental strength to execute his game plan and control his instincts. Also his conversion rate.”

However, as Laxman said, Virat Kohli was always seen high in confidence, and statistically, Indian run-machine has the best conversion rate regarding centuries.

Virat Kohli knocked 54 per cent of Indian runs at Edgbaston:

Virat Kohli, VVS Laxman
Virat Kohli smashed terrific Test hundred at Edgbaston. Credits: AP

Kohli scored a scintillating knock of 149 runs off 225 balls in the first innings, while the rest of the batsmen scored a total of 125 runs off 235 balls. He backed it up by scoring a half-century in second innings as well.

England Vs India: VVS Laxman heaps praise on Virat Kohli –

In total, Kohli scored 54 per cent of India’s total in the first innings of the Edgbaston Test. During the course, he also leapfrogged the former Australian skipper, Steven Smith to attain a No.1 spot in ICC Test batsmen chart.

Meanwhile, the Kohli-led side is playing at Lords’ ground in the second test. As per the context of the series, the second Test holds a key for India to go forward.


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