ICC World Twenty20 gives Virat Kohli another chance to establish his credentials

Virat Kohli has been a champion for a while now. He now has his eyes set on being a legend as ICC World Twenty20 awaits his fireworks with bated breath.

updated: March 18, 2014 10:56 IST
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At 25, he has the weight of an entire country's expectations on his shoulders ahead of the ICC World Twenty20 tournament. For Virat Kohli though, pressure is just another reason to perform at his absolute best. After all, legends never settle for the ordinary.

At a time when the Indian national cricket team has been extremely ordinary, Kohli's bat has been like a guiding beacon for a gradually sinking ship. Defeats have come thick and fast for his side but the Delhi batsman has shown the right temperament, sublime skill and excellent form to stand out as an individual . And while his batting has propelled him to the top of ODI rankings for batsmen once again, the last few weeks also gave a glimpse into his leadership skills - Kohli led India in the recently concluded Asia Cup.

His approach to batting as well as to leading the side are not too different from one another. Hard-work and an unrivaled passion for the sport has made him an irreplaceable asset in the side.

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