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Give Virat Kohli some time off before World Cup: Michael Vaughan

Royal Challengers Bangalore is the only team to not have won a single contest this season. They have lost six straight matches and need a miracle to make it to the knockout stage.

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New Delhi Published on: April 08, 2019 20:11 IST
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Give Virat Kohli some time off before World Cup: Michael Vaughan

It's time that India skipper Virat Kohli, enduring a win-less streak in the ongoing IPL, is rested till the World Cup says former England skipper Michael Vaughan.

Royal Challengers Bangalore is the only team to not have won a single contest this season. They have lost six straight matches and need a miracle to make it to the knockout stage.

Vaughan feels giving Kohli some time off before the big event will be a good decision.

"If India are smart they rest @imVkohli now for the World Cup … Give him some time off before the big event … #IPL2019," Vaughan wrote on his twitter handle.

RCB needs to win all their remaining eight matches to salvage any hope of making it to the Play-offs. The Kohli led RCB franchise haven't stood out this season so far, with the skipper leading as their top scorer so far, while other than ABD, no other RCB player has been able to contribute so far, leaving the Bangalore side reeling.

Helplessness was palpable when Virat Kohli spoke after his side's sixth straight defeat this IPL season as he defended his atypical slow knock against Delhi Capitals on Sunday. 

Royal Challengers Bangalore made 149 for eight but could not defend the total with Delhi Capitals winning by four wickets.

(With PTI Inputs)

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