Virat Kohli. The captain of the Indian cricket team uses bats that weigh between 1.1 and 1.23 kg and are made of Grade-A English willow. They have a curved blade, with a thickness ranging from 38 to 42 mm. The bats cost anywhere between Rs 17,000 to Rs 23,000. A bat’s price is determined by the number of grains that are on its surface.
Virat Kohli. (Photo: IPL) Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli felt that his side were 15 runs short and a had couple of bad overs with the ball, which cost them the Eliminator against Kolkata Knight Riders on Monday in Sharjah. RCB managed 138 with the bat, which KKR chased down with 4 wickets in hand and 2 balls to spare.
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Kohli said that the dew played a huge role after the first10 overs of the second innings. "The ball started coming on to the bat better. The slower balls weren't gripping enough.
But the ball was a fraction shorter, marginally wider, and considerably springier, and Kohli met it earlier, with a vertical bat, somehow slicing it over cover.
And the sound, sonorous and resonant, is the heartbeat of cricket. And when the bat belongs to a master craftsman like Virat Kohli, it's like love. It cuts through every noise.
Key Highlights. James Anderson revealed what Virat Kohli told him during Jasprit Bumrah's short-ball barrage in Lord's Test. He recieved a hostile reception from Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah when he came out to bat in England's first innings. Anderson was targeted by Jasprit Bumrah in a ten-ball over on Day 3 of the Lord's Test. James Anderson had an intense face-off with Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah, who gave him a hostile reception when the tail-ender walked out to bat at number 11 for ...
I believe both Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni are using bats made by BAS Vampire with MRF and Spartan stickers respectively for which they are paid. The dimensions of the bat, weight, sweet spot, grip etc. would have been customized as per the individual's need.