After the world number one test team India trail the five-match series 0-2 in England, From Sunil Gavaskar to Gautam Gambhir came hard on the Indian skipper Virat Kohli on his policy.
Now the captain responded in Nottingham before the 3rd test. He said “For us, the priority is to win games of cricket. We are not thinking whether someone’s career is on the line or what’s going to happen to their future. We need to focus on this Test and not think about whether someone’s career is on the line.”
He said he has sent out a message to his teammates asking them to focus solely on the team’s requirements. Kohli stressed on thinking from a team point of view, in terms of batting and carrying themselves on the field, in a bid to overturn the 2-0 deficit.
“When you play here in conditions, you have to accept that even if you are batting on 100, you are not set. You can get a good ball at any time and you have to accept that as a batsman when you go out to bat. He said while talking about what the batsmen need to do in conditions that suit the bowlers.