[caption id="attachment_713985" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-713985" alt="Virat Kohli Getty Images" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Kohli-GI21.jpg" width="628" height="355" /> Virat Kohli Getty Images[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="www.cricketcountry.com/players/virat-kohli">Virat Kohli'</a>s Royal Challengers Bangalore (<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/RCB">RCB</a>) have been knocked out of Indian Premier League (IPL) after they finished sixth in the points table. Kohli s next assignment will be for Surrey in the English County Championship, where he will be playing under Rory Burns, a mainstay of Surrey who had crossed the 1,000-run mark every time from 2014 to 2017. He has played 96 First-Class matches scoring 6,548 runs at an average of 48.83 with 12 centuries and 35 fifties. <p></p> <p></p>Kohli has so far played under MS Dhoni (for India), Rahul Dravid, Kevin Pietersen, Anil Kumble and Daniel Vettori. Burns will lead Kohli in 3 list A and 3 First-Class games. Kohli will be missing out on India's one-off Test against Afghanistan. Ajinkya Rahane will lead India in his absence. <p></p> <p></p>Kohli's decision to play County cricket comes in wake of India's upcoming tour of England. India are to play a 5-Test series in England, where Kohli scored 134 runs from 10 innings at a poor average of 13.40 in his only tour, in 2014.