As he prepares to face Pakistan in the opening match of the Asia Cup 2022 on August 28, Sunday, Virat Kohli is on track to achieve yet another milestone in his brilliant career. With Pakistan as their first opponent, India will begin their Asia Cup campaign. For Kohli, this will be a special event.
The 33-year-old will play in the 100th T20I game of his career, and because the occasion will be particularly memorable for him, Kohli will get to use a unique bat that has been created only for him. For Kohli’s Asia Cup campaign, MRF will sponsor a customized bat of the caliber known as the “Gold Wizard.” According to accounts, the bat is made of a rare, expensive wood called willow, and you’ll be stunned to learn how much this particular bat costs.
Cost of the bat
The bat Virat Kohli might use against Pakistan will cost about INR 22,000 (US$490). Social media has seen a rise in the popularity of photos of the willow.
Kohli will be looking to recapture his golden touch of the old, having failed to sparkle since the beginning of 2022, even though the former Indian captain will have a new weapon in his arsenal. The magical batsman, who was last seen playing against England, has subsequently been rested for the visits to the West Indies and Zimbabwe.
The supporters will be expecting a great knock from Virat when he makes his comeback in the Asia Cup opener against Pakistan. The fact that Kohli’s average across all forms has fallen below 25 for the first time since his debut speaks much about his difficult start to 2022.