India vs England 1st ODI: Virat Kohli quoted a 1972 Hindi film music to explain the state of affairs between KL Rahul and his critics who’re complaining about his poor kind within the current previous. KL Rahul scored solely 15 runs within the 4 T20Is that he performed towards England within the current collection. Kohli was addressing a digital press convention forward of the primary ODI between India and England. Within the press convention, he additionally mentioned how the workforce offers with the struggling gamers.
Virat Kohli was in full protection of his wicket-keeper batsman, KL Rahul. He mentioned, “I can solely take into consideration one factor when individuals speak about a participant is off form. Kuch toh log kahenge logon ka kaam hain kehna (Unfastened translation- The individuals would say issues, it’s simply their job). There may be a variety of impatience exterior the cricket arrange. Individuals love listening to criticism and it has solely elevated.”
Right here is the video of the press convention:
[Fans can listen to Virat hum the Rajesh Khanna song at 11:20 in the video.]
The Indian captain has all the time been the one to again his gamers and is aware of the significance of getting good psychological well being. He defined how the workforce administration helps the gamers going via a tough patch. “Within the workforce we all know the best way to handle a participant going via a tricky patch. It’s not as should you overlook taking part in the sport, it’s simply that you do not have the identical psychological readability that you’d normally have after which there’s speak about you, which is one other exterior issue it’s a must to take care of.
We’ll proceed to again our gamers and hold them in good psychological house,” Kohli mentioned.
Kohli within the press convention additionally introduced that Dhawan and Rohit will open the innings for India within the first ODI. So, it’s troublesome to accommodate KL Rahul within the taking part in eleven as Rishabh Pant is the first-choice wicket-keeper within the ODI squad.
After successful the Check and T20I collection, workforce India could be set to tackle the English within the three-match ODI collection. All of the ODI’s will probably be performed in Pune’s Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium. The primary ODI begins at 1:30 pm, IST.