India batsman Virat Kohli on Saturday said that he is trying to make the best use of his current form and score as many runs as possible.
“It is all about when you are in the zone just making the most of it and just trying to stretch my run as much as possible and score as many runs as I can for the team,” Kohli told the official website of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
Kohli has enjoyed a phenomenal run in the last two years. He has scored 2,308 runs at an average of 59.17 in 50 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) during this period.
Reacting to Sourav Ganguly and Matthew Hayden’s comments that he is the best player in the current Indian side, Kohli said, “It is a big compliment coming from both of them. And if people think that I am a responsible player, if people feel comfortable in the dressing room when I am playing out in the middle, then that is all I need.
“These kinds of compliments help along the way and always keep you focused to improve everyday and get better.”
Kohli also explained what ‘being in the zone’ means for him while batting. He said, “When you are not in the zone you think about a lot of things; what the opposition is trying to do to you, what their plans are, what kind of field they are setting rather than having your own set plan.
“Being in the zone for me means being confident about my game and just having the ability to tackle any situation and have my plans confirmed in my head rather than thinking whether they are going to bounc