Cricket365 – Surrey Director of Cricket Alec Stewart feels that the slated stint at the county for India skipper Virat Kohli would have been of immense value to him.

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  • Surrey Director of Cricket Alec Stewart feels that the slated stint at the county for India skipper Virat Kohli would have been of immense value to him.
  • Kohli pulled out of the spell with a neck injury and Stewart said only time will tell if rest proves to be better for the batsman than a spell in the English domestic game.
  • Stewart told PTI: “Virat has played only a limited number of (Test) matches in England and his record is nowhere near the high quality he has achieved everywhere else around the world.
  • Even as an ardent supporter of England Stewart is looking forward to seeing Kohli bat in the longest format of the game after flashes of his brilliance in the limited overs matches.
  • Stewart backed Kohli to end his lean run in England and prove himself among the best batsmen of his generation.


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