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‘Sledding not to worry about Virat Kohli’ – Steve Waugh warns Australia of India’s tour down under

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Steve Waugh and Virat Kohli. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

Former captain of australia Steve waugh Virat Kohli will not be disturbed by Australia sledding during the upcoming Test series against India. The legendary cricketer warned the host team that their on-field strategy could inspire the India captain. India will tour Down Under for a full-blown tour which will begin later this month.

Virat Kohli & Co. will leave for Australia after the completion of the ongoing IPL in the UAE. The 13th edition of the tournament is scheduled to end on November 10, while Team India is scheduled to leave the Gulf country on November 12. Only three more matches are yet to be played in IPL 2020.

He said, Virat Kohli has nothing to worry about, it does not work against great players and you think it better to leave them alone. I think any extra motivation will help them dig more and score more runs. So you’re not saying any better than that, “Waugh told SNTV in an interview on Thursday.

India remains in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy

Team India will have to retain the prestigious Border-Gavaskar series against Australia in the four-Test series. The much awaited Test series will begin on 17 December with a day-night match in Adelaide, before Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane host the other three matches. Before the Test, the two teams will also play three ODIs and three Twenty20 matches starting on 27 November.

India has retained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy since 2017. He had a historic series win in Australia in the 2018-19 series to retain the trophy. The team led by Virat Kohli would like to perform in a similar way in the upcoming series. India is already Announced his squads For challenging tour.

The series in Australia will resume international cricket for India. The Men in Blue have not played a single game since the New Zealand tour ended in early March. India was preoccupied with the ODI series with South Africa due to the coronovirus epidemic before stopping the game worldwide.

Team India’s Test Team for Australia tour:

Virat Kohli (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wicket keeper), Rishabh Pant (wicket keeper), Jaspreet Bumrah, Mo . Shami, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Mohammad Siraj