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The ongoing season of IPL has much more than what meets the eye as it is coming right before the T20 World Cup which is to be held in May. So, this tournament in a way is a training and player selection ground ahead of the big T20 World Cup tournament.

With the tournament around the corner, the batting form of Virat Kohli and Rohit has become a major cause of concern.

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Incidentally, both Kohli and Rohit have scored hundreds in the tournament this year but the way in which they scored these runs is more concerning for fans of Indian cricket.

Both Rohit and Kohli took in excess of 60 balls to get to their hundreds and this is alarmingly low strike rate by the current T20 standards. So, instead of cheering for Rohit and Kohli’s centuries, fans are concerned about their way of play and if it could bring the downfall of the team considering the emerging trends of high strike rate batsmanship.

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The gameplay of Rohit and Kohli has led to multiple discussions on social media and the majority of these narratives is about the slow strike rate of the two stalwarts. That being said, all that matters is how the volume runs scored on that particular day conributes to the team’s win. If this box is ticket in the T20 world cup, there shall be no problem whatsoever.