Virat Kohli in 2022: Virat Kohli could not finish 3 years of drought in Test, only 1 half-century came out of the bat in 2022
Virat Kohli 2022 Performance: Virat Kohli’s bat has scored only one 50+ innings for the second time after his debut in Test cricket in 2011. Earlier this happened in the year 2020.
Virat Kohli in Test Cricket 2022: Former India captain Virat Kohli ended the year 2022 with a disappointing performance. He ended a 3-year drought by scoring his first century in T20 cricket against Afghanistan in the Asia Cup 2022 in August–September. After this, he batted brilliantly in the T20 World Cup (2022). He ended the drought of centuries in ODIs by scoring a century in the last match of the ODI series against Bangladesh, but this did not happen in Test cricket. Since November 2019, the wait for a century in Test cricket with the bat of Virat Kohli continues.
Virat Kohli’s performance in the last Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka was very poor. He was dismissed after scoring 24 runs in the first innings. In the second innings, he returned to the pavilion for just 1 run. The end of the year could not be worse for a cricketer. The year 2022 was very bad for Virat Kohli in Test cricket. Only 1 half-century came out of his bat.
Virat Kohli scored only one half-century in 2020 (Virat Kohli Scored only one 50 in 2020)
Virat Kohli made his debut in Test cricket in the year 2011. After this, it happened for the second time in the longest format of cricket that only one 50+ innings came out of his bat. Earlier this happened in the year 2020, but that year he played only 3 Test matches.
Virat Kohli’s Test performance in the year 2022 (Virat Kohli in 2022 Test Cricket)
In the year 2022, Virat Kohli (Virat Kohli in 2022) scored 265 runs in 11 innings of 6 Test matches at an average of 29.44. 79 was his highest score. He scored his last century in Test cricket against Bangladesh at the end of 2019. Since then, he has scored only 6 half-centuries in 36 innings of 20 Tests. During this he has scored 917 runs.