At 33, Virat Kohli still has at least three to four years, if not more, of playing cricket in him. Even before MS Dhoni’s retirement, former India captain Virat Kohli served as the nation’s representative in cricket. A tremendous effort will be needed to equal Kohli’s legacy, which includes reaching the summit of batting, leading the Indian team, and being the most successful Test skipper. With each game, Kohli sets some sort of record that demonstrates his excellence.

However, just like all wonderful things, Kohli’s career will come to an end at some point, and it will be intriguing to watch what kind of legacy he leaves behind. Kohli hasn’t had the best two years, as the former India skipper has failed to achieve a century, something he used to easily pull off in practically every series. However, after taking a sabbatical, Kohli’s career may have required a second wind at this point, and his century against Afghanistan in the just-concluded Asia Cup 2022 may have provided it. This was Kohli’s first T20I century.

Shahid Afridi, a former captain of Pakistan, spoke on the potential retirement of Virat Kohli. He praised Kohli for having a successful career and said that when the time comes, he wants the star batter to leave cricket on a high rather than as a mere shell of his previous self.

Virat Afridi said on Samaa TV, “I believe there comes a stage when you are headed towards retirement, but in that scenario, the aim should be to go out on a high. The way he has played, the start that he had to his career, there was a struggle initially before he made a name for himself. He is a champion and I believe there comes a stage when you are headed towards retirement.