Virat Kohli is
struggling to find his mojo back, he is unhappy too after Sunday’s golden duck
against SunRisers Hyderabad at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.  He has had to be consoled by Royal
Challengers Bangalore (RCB) head coach Sanjay Bangar. He got out for a
golden duck third time in IPL 2022. However, his own poor form didn’t let down
his spirit.

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By the time
RCB’s innings ended, Kohli regained his composure and enjoyed his teammates’

After Kohli’s
dismissal captain, Faf du Plessis played an unbeaten 73 runs innings off 50
balls. Du Plessis hit two sixes and eight boundaries. Rajat Patidar scored 48
off 38 balls. Glenn Maxwell played a hard-hitting 33 runs knock off 24 balls.

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But it was Dinesh
knock that impressed Kohli. The right-handed wicketkeeper batter has
been in terrific form this season. On Sunday, Karthik, coming to bat No. 5, got
8 balls to play. He made full use of the opportunity in the death overs. The
36-year-old batter hit four sixes and a boundary to score an unbeaten 30 that
enabled RCB to post a massive 192 for 3 in 20 overs.

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maintained a strike rate of 375 during his innings. After the batter went back to the dressing
room, Kohli bowed down to Karthik and patted him for the valuable innings he

Karthik this
season played 12 matches and scored 274 runs at an average of 68.50. His
average strike rate is 200. His death overs batting made him a strong contender
for a spot in India’s T20 World Cup squad.