India vs Australia ODI: Indian captain Virat Kohli hinted on Monday that he might come down on his own in the batting order to include both Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul in the final XI against Australia in the first ODI. Vice-captain Rohit Sharma is certain to be picked in the playing eleven, but the team management has to make a difficult decision whether to select Dhawan or Rahul.
The captain, however, sees no reason why the two could not play. Virat Kohli said on the eve of the match, "Look, one player is always good for the team ... You want the best player available and then what should be the combination for the team. Probably all three ( Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, and KL Rahul) can play. '
Virat Kohli: Captain's legacy is more important than personal achievements
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 his legacy as a captain rather than running behind personal achievements.
The captain's responsibility is to prepare the team
Virat Kohli said, "As the captain of the team it is also my job to ensure that the next group is ready." 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 go after handing over the responsibility to someone else. '
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