Rahul Dravid answered queries on Virat Kohli in Saturday’s press convention.© AFP
Indian cricket group head coach Rahul Dravid stated he hopes for a “nice sequence” from Take a look at skipper Virat Kohli in South Africa. Chatting with the media on the eve of the primary of the three-match Take a look at sequence, Dravid lauded Kohli, calling him a “improbable” participant and chief. “We wish to preserve enhancing as a group in Assessments. Virat (Kohli) has performed an enormous position in that. As a participant and chief, he is been improbable. He is a type of who actually loves Take a look at cricket, hopefully he has a fantastic sequence. That can profit the group,” Dravid advised reporters on Saturday.
Dravid’s feedback got here simply weeks after Kohli’s explosive press convention contradicting BCCI president Sourav Ganguly’s declare relating to communication relating to the 2 events over the change in white-ball captaincy.
Kohli was changed by Rohit Sharma as India’s ODI captain simply a few months after the previous had stepped down as T20I skipper.
Dravid refused to disclose whether or not he had any dialogue with both the BCCI or Kohli over the captaincy change.
“It is the position of the selectors. I’m not going to get into particular person conversations that I would have had. This isn’t the time or place. No matter discussions I’ve had, I’m actually not going to debate it with the media,” Dravid added.
Requested concerning the enjoying XI for the opening Take a look at in Centurion, Dravid stated, “When it comes to the enjoying XI, we’re very clear throughout the group about what the group shall be going into the Take a look at. However that is how I wish to preserve it as. So whereas we’re clear, we actually do not wish to inform our opposition about it,” Dravid defined.
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