Monday, April 22

‘Who will bat on four as Virat Kohli leaves?’ – Ricky Ponting shoots some important questions for India

Ricky Ponting and Team India. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

The most awaited rivalry between India and Australia is scheduled to begin with a one-day match on 27 November. The T20I and Test series will come after this, where both teams will do their best to put up a great performance. The most controversial topic around the series is who will lead Team India after the Test series Virat Kohli’s farewell? Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting believes that viewers need to answer some questions soon.

Rahane is India’s vice-captain in the longest format of the game, and he will be expected to take over. However, the BCCI is yet to be declared captain in Kohli’s absence. Ponting believes that Rahane will have another pressure when he holds his side in the last three Tests against the hosts. India needs to look for someone who can play well at No. 4 for his important tour.

India Will feel that without Kohli (for three Tests), for his batting and leadership, it will put all kinds of pressure on different players. You think (Ajinkya) Rahane will take over the captaincy, which will put extra pressure on him, and he has got someone to bat, who is at the really important number 4. “Ponting has written to .au.

Who will bat when Virat Kohli leaves the opening ?: Ponting

Kohli will only be there for the day-night Adelaide Test match before packing his bag for India. The Indian captain has been granted paternity leave for the birth of his first child with his wife Anushka Sharma. The former Australian also said that a lot of questions are being raised on his squad, but India currently needs some more answers. He said that more Indians than their men would be under pressure for the Test series.

“I don’t think they will be clear in their own minds, even now, what will their batting order look like for the first Test. Who is going to open up as Kohli leaves, who will bat on four? Australia with Pankowski and Green” The questions being asked around, I think India has got some more questions to answer.