Virat Kohli Press Conference Before IND vs AUS ODI: The Australian team’s tour of India starts on 14 January. The first one-day will be in Mumbai. Virat Kohli came to talk to reporters just before this series starting from Tuesday. During this time, he spoke with impunity on every issue from the team’s strategy to the day-night Test against Australia. This series will end in less than a week, i.e. in 6 days. It is also the first ODI series of the Indian team for the year 2020.
Dhawan and Rahul can play together
The Indian captain told the playing eleven of the first match against Australia in gestures. Virat believes that both Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul can be seen playing in the Mumbai Match of IND vs AUS ODI Series. The vice-captain Rohit Sharma is certain to be picked in the playing XI, but the team management has to take a difficult decision to choose Dhawan or Rahul. However, the captain does not see any reason why these two could not play. Virat himself can come down the batting order to give place to both Dhawan and Rahul.
I am not insecure about my batting order
Asked if he could come down the batting order, Kohli said, “Yes, there is a possibility.” I would be very happy to do so. I haven’t set any order for myself. I am not insecure about where I bat. ”Kohli said that it is more important for him to leave behind how legacy as a captain than to run after personal achievements. Sometimes other people might not think so, but as a captain, your job is not only to look at the existing team but also to prepare the team that you will give by giving responsibility to someone else.
Day-night Test against Australia
On the day-night test, Virat said, ‘We have played the day-night test match in India and are happy with our performance. This is a great feature for any Test series and we are ready for any challenge with the Day-Night Test. Kohli said on the eve of the match, “Look, a player in form is always good for the team … Of course, you want the best players to be available and then choose what the team should be for.’
Ready to play against anyone, anywhere
Kohli said that Team India is ready to play against anyone, anywhere. Be it Tests, T20s or ODI. Ongoing about the opposition players, the captain said, ‘Yes, we are quite familiar with each other’s strengths and weaknesses. His players have long experience of playing in India. Their key players have been playing with us in the IPL. It is noteworthy that the first ODI of the series will be played on January 14 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The second match will take place on 17 January at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot. The last one-day will be played at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on 19 January.
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