Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli. (Photo: Twitter)

Former England batter Kevin Pietersen came to the defence of Virat Kohli, stating that the 33-year-old will get through the tough phase eventually and come back.

Kohli’s dry patch continues in the ongoing white-ball series against England. He managed to get starts in a couple of games but failed to carry on and fell while fishing around off-stump.

Following the failures, Pietersen said that Kohli will be back to his best in no time.

Virat Kohli and Kevin Pietersen
Virat Kohli and Kevin Pietersen. Image: Twitter

Buddy, your career has had some of the best that have played the game only wish they could have done what you have(so far). Be proud, walk tall & enjoy life. There’s way more than just the bubble of cricket out there. You’ll be back, @virat.kohli” Pietersen captioned an Instagram post.

He also mentioned later that Kohli’s cricketing career is something other greats haven’t able to achieve.

Virat Kohli (Image Credits: Twitter)
Virat Kohli (Image Credits: Twitter)

You go big guy! People can only dream about what you’ve done in cricket. And they’re some of the best players that have played the game,” he also tweeted later.

Kohli has also been rested for the white-ball tour of West Indies at the end of this month. He will be playing the final ODI against England which will take place on Sunday.

India’s squad for 3rd ODI:

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Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, J Bumrah, Prasidh Krishna, Mohd Shami, Mohd Siraj, Arshdeep Singh

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