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India will play fearless cricket: Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli promised his group will play ‘fearless’ in opposition to England within the approaching collection that the subcontinent giants have anything else to lose.

India will play fearless cricket: Kohli

The hosts are flying after a huge Five-Zero victory in opposition to Australia at house. India will tackle England in 3 Twenty20 internationals and 3 one-day internationals.

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“Playing against a good team in their conditions and at their home, to get the opportunity to be able to beat them in their home conditions, it is a point of excitement for us and not pressure,” Kohli mentioned at a information convention.

“When they came to India last time, we won the series and the trophy is with us, and now they are on home soil and they need to play well to win it back. We will play fearless cricket and literally we have nothing to lose,” he added.

The Indian skipper, alternatively, didn’t put out of your mind the problem of the approaching ICC World Cup subsequent 12 months which will be performed in England.

He mentioned, “Looking at the World Cup, we will try a lot of players in the shorter formats. In the ODIs the middle order is something that we have been looking for and we have a few things that we want to try out and address there as well.”

“The point was that we haven’t played in those wet and damp conditions ever as a team. And having spoken to the guys who’ve come here and played (Cheteshwar Pujara and Ishant Sharma), they said it was a great experience for them learning a lot more things about their game,” Kohli added.

“As a cricketer you look for new challenges every now and then and that’s something that I wanted to go and experience. That was the main reason behind it. But looking at the weather it is totally opposite to what it was when the season was going on. In hindsight when I look at it, I don’t think it would’ve made too much of a difference to my preparation,” mentioned Kohli forward of the hole recreation of the lengthy collection in opposition to England.

When he was once reminded concerning the miserable 2014 excursion of England engrossed with private failure for one of the vital humming batsmen within the fashionable cricket generation, Kohli mentioned, “Surprisingly or funnily enough I don’t think from fans or outside point of view. Even when we came here for the Champions Trophy (2017) that was the first question that was asked and my reply was I am just looking forward to having a good time here.”

“It doesn’t matter whether I get runs or not, what I want is the team to play well and win. Obviously you want to perform as an individual but I haven’t set any benchmark or target and come here to do certain things which have to be special just because the last tour here I came on didn’t go well,” the 29 12 months outdated mentioned.

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