PITCH IT UP TO KOHLI

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Ac­cord­ing to data by CricViz, dur­ing the eight Tests in South Africa and Eng­land, In­dia skip­per Vi­rat Kohli av­er­aged 46.28 against full de­liv­er­ies, 66.33 against good length balls and 69.33 against the short stuff. Per ESP­N­cricinfo, James An­der­son had pro­duced 53 false shots from Kohli by the third Test in Eng­land with­out dis­miss­ing him. In 2014, Kohli had played a false shot 54 times and has been out 10 times for an av­er­age of less than 14. So the simple strat­egy is to bowl full and swing the ball away or nip it back in. He might cover drive an en­tire ses­sion but as a luck­less An­der­son showed this year, Kohli will still edge the away mov­ing ball. Or fall over and get hit on the pads.

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