Team India is all set for three ODIs, three T20Is and four Test matches starting from 27 November with Australia. For this, the team has already been announced by the BCCI and interestingly, Indian captain Virat Kohli will only be with the Indian team. First test.
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are expecting their first child in January. For that reason, Kohli was granted paternity leave by the Board of Cricket in India. In Kohli’s absence, his deputy, Ajinkya Rahane, is likely to play the captaincy role for the final three Tests of the tour.
Speaking along the same lines, former Australian captain Alan Border joked that Indian captain One can consider having a child in Australia so that the child can be claimed as Australian. Seema also feels that Virat Kohli is irreplaceable as both batsman and captain in the Indian team. He also predicted the test series results.
“We were thinking that she might think of her newborn child as we can claim to be her child,” Border said in a media interaction quoted Times Now.
He said, “One thing in favor of Australia is Virat Kohli playing only the first Test. I think this is a big responsibility for India. He is currently irreplaceable as a batsman and a leader. Should be 2-1 for Australia, ”Seema said.
I am a big fan of Virat Kohli’s aggression and passion: Alan Border
The former Australian also said that he likes Kohli’s aggression and passion for the game. The legendary former captain said that Team India will miss Virat Kohli’s aggression in the Test series and concludes by saying that he is a big fan of Kohli’s captaincy. Test cricket.
“Look, I love the way he plays the game; He wears his heart on his sleeve. I like his aggressiveness and passion for the game. As a team India will remember this. He is a special player, possesses serious talent, and is a part of this new India – that’s the way I see it. The way India plays modern sports, they have a very positive mindset, and Virat has led well in those areas. I am a big fan, ”Seema said.