I Respect Anil Kumble – Virat Kohli

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Anas Baqai, Sports Editor, 6D

New Delhi, Virat Kohli clarifies his stand on Anil Kumble’s resignation from the post of Head Coach. Virat gave an interview at Port of Spain as Indian cricket team reached to play against West Indies team. Indian team is starting its tour from 23rd June. BCCI has circulated the audio file of the same to the media, Reports Anas Baqai, Sports Editor, 6D.

When Virat was asked about Anil Kumble’s resignation, Virat clarified that he respects “Anil Bhai” as a senior player and we can’t deny his contribution to the cricket. But he also said that its a rule that all that happens in the dressing room, remains in the dressing room. All the players and supporting staff follows this role strictly.

All that happens in the dressing room, remains in the dressing room.

Virat accepted that they played horrible and Pakistan played well. He also indicated that Ajinkya Rahane will be opening with Shikhar Dhavan during West Indies tour. Virat also indicated that their focus is now 2019 world cup. There are many very good players in the domestic circuit and as we progress towards World Cup, we will be testing many such players during upcoming tours.

Virat’s indication that they will be preparing for World Cup 2019 and will be using trial and error method to give chance to players, has a clear message to all the players that no one confirmed, no one has permanetnt place. Every one will have to earn the place.

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