Virat Kohli will bounce back to form in Champions Trophy: Kapil Dev

By  PTI | Posted  18-May-2017

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli

Cricket great Kapil Dev is not losing sleep over the lean patch of Virat Kohli and is confident that the Delhi stalwart will bounce back into form in the Champions Trophy starting on June 1.

"It (Kohli's form) should not be (a worry). I know his ability and talent. He will bounce back. I don't see any reasons (why) he will not be among the runs," Kapil said.

Kapil Dev
Kapil Dev

"He is an important player (for the team) and if he starts getting runs, then the whole team gets motivated. If your captain starts getting runs, it's the best thing that happens," Kapil added.

Kohli, who hammered 973 runs in 16 matches during the last IPL season, managed only 308 runs in 10 games in the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League, with a highest score of 64, for the Royal Challengers Bangalore who were knocked out after finishing last on the league table.

India start their campaign against Pakistan on June 4.

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