Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly has heaped praises on present Take a look at captain Virat Kohli for his angle.
Throughout a current occasion in Gurugram, Ganguly was requested which participant has one of the best angle based on him. Whereas responding to the query, the BCCI President named Kohli and mentioned he’s an admirer of the Delhi lad’s angle.
Nonetheless, Ganguly additionally expressed his disappointment at Kohli’s tendency of getting concerned in fights with totally different individuals throughout the game.
“I like Virat Kohli’s angle, however he fights lots,” mentioned the BCCI President as quoted saying by The Hindustan Instances.
To not point out, Kohli just lately ignited a significant controversy in Indian cricket after he contradicted Ganguly’s feedback, stating that he wasn’t informed to proceed because the T20I captain. However, days earlier than the Indian captain’s presser ahead of the South Africa tour, Ganguly had mentioned in an interview that he personally approached Kohli to stay on the helm in T20Is.
Notably, after his announcement on the T20I captaincy, Kohli was faraway from his ODI skipper publish as nicely. Quickly, throughout a digital press convention, Kohli informed that his elimination from ODI captaincy occurred 90 minutes earlier than the group’s choice for the South Africa tour.
“I used to be contacted one-and-a-half hours earlier than the choice assembly on December 8 for the Take a look at collection. The chief selector [Chetan Sharma] mentioned with me the Take a look at group to which we each agreed, and earlier than ending the decision, I used to be informed that the 5 selectors have determined that I’d not be the ODI captain, to which I replied, ‘okay, tremendous’. And within the choice name afterwards, we chatted about it briefly. And that’s what occurred. There was no communication previous to that in any respect,” Kohli had mentioned.
In the identical press convention, he additionally ended the speculations relating to a rift between him and senior batter Rohit Sharma, mentioning there may be nothing between him and Rohit, which he has been explaining for the final two years.
Within the Gurugram occasion, Ganguly was additional requested how he offers with all of the stress in life. To this, the Bengal cricket icon got here up with a sarcastic reply. “There is no such thing as a stress in life. Solely spouse and girlfriend give stress,” he mentioned.