Virat Kohli

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Virat Kohli said ( about Rahul Dravid ) : “If you look at the 2003 World Cup where Rahul bhai started keeping, the balance became different because you could play an extra batter and guys at the top could really play positive cricket,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli remarked : “Clarity of mind is going to be important as we are playing in conditions which are not ours,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Aaron Finch ) : “Honestly I did not look at the (squad) and I asked Aaron that have you got only 14… and asked ‘Is Maxwell here?’ and they said he is playing the BBL,” External link

pakobserver Monday, January 20, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rahul Dravid ) : “Also, Rahul is very open to batting anywhere because he is a proper batsman who can perform in any format. He won’t go slam bang from ball one, but he can do what he did in Rajkot just playing good cricketing shots,” External link

Hindu Monday, January 20, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “So now that we understand that this feels right, we will go ahead with it for a while. We played an unchanged team and got back-to-back wins (second and third ODIs against Australia). I don’t see any reason why we should change this balance,” External link

Hindu Monday, January 20, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Honestly I did not look at the (squad) and I asked Aaron that have you got only 14... and asked 'Is Maxwell here?' and they said he is playing the BBL," External link

dhakatribune Monday, January 20, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rahul Dravid ) : “KL Rahul is open to playing anywhere, because he is a proper batsman. He is not a guy who will go slam bang from ball one, but he can do what he did in Rajkot, he has reflected on what he needs to do in the past six months. It is a boost that he can keep wickets as well,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rahul Dravid ) : “It (Rahul’s keeping) definitely allows us to play an extra batsman which strengthens our batting massively. That is a very important factor as far as the team balance is concerned. If you look at the 2003 World Cup when Rahul bhai started keeping, the balance became different because you could play an extra batter and guys at the top could really play positive cricket,” External link

dnaindia Monday, January 20, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Look, he is very open to playing anywhere because he is a proper batsman and can do you good in any format and any position in the game. He won’t go slam bang from ball one but he can do what he did in Rajkot playing good cricketing shots. So I think a solid game plan and understanding of his game is helping him,” External link

dnaindia Monday, January 20, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "We spoke after the World Cup the way we exited, you can't always look for a situation that should go your way at the toss," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We were very positive in how we played, very sure of what we wanted to do," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "The last two games were tough wins, it boosts your confidence which we're carrying forward," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Well look we have what we have in the team. As I said, Rahul brings in balance into the side. We have to persist with it as he has done well. We have to see whether it works, you cannot chop and change. I do not see why we should change this playing XI,” External link

dnaindia Monday, January 20, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rahul Dravid ) : “If you look at the 2003 World Cup where Rahul bhai started keeping, the balance became different because you could play an extra batter and guys at the top could really play positive cricket,” External link

india Monday, January 20, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “He won’t go slam bang from ball one but he can do what he did in Rajkot just by playing good cricketing shots,” External link

india Monday, January 20, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Honestly I did not look at the (squad) and I asked Aaron that have you got only 14... and asked ‘Is Maxwell here?’ and they said he is playing the BBL,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 11:29:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "We spoke after the World Cup the way we exited, you can't always look for a situation that should go your way at the toss," External link

afp-en Monday, January 20, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We were very positive in how we played, very sure of what we wanted to do," External link

afp-en Monday, January 20, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "The last two games were tough wins, it boosts your confidence which we're carrying forward," External link

afp-en Monday, January 20, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Honestly I did not look at the (squad) and I asked Aaron that have you got only 14... and asked 'Is Maxwell here?' and they said he is playing the BBL," External link

afp-en Monday, January 20, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We are taking a lot of confidence from our performance (in NZ) last year. We were very positive in how we played, very sure of what we wanted to do. The thing about playing away is if you’re able to put the home team under pressure, you can enjoy your cricket,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Last year (at home) after 2-0 up, we thought we’re definitely going to win one of the three at home, but they showed us that they understand these conditions very well now (to win 3-2), having played here a lot in the IPL and so many tours over the years,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “All the teams in the world are skilled but these guys play with the intent of making things happen every over you play against them. So you can’t take your foot off the pedal at all, that’s what we’ve done in the last two games. The partnerships that I mentioned today, even the singles were taken with intent,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli added : “I don’t think he’s (Iyer) going to have any issues anymore because he really went after their best bowlers and got the results. It took pressure off of me as well not having to take risks and the other guy striking at 140-145. I think it was really smart how we went about it,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We are taking a lot of confidence from our performance (in NZ) last year. We were very positive in how we played, very sure of what we wanted to do. The thing about playing away is if you're able to put the home team under pressure, you can enjoy your cricket ," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 20, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Last year (at home) after 2-0 up, we thought we're definitely going to win one of the three at home, but they showed us that they understand these conditions very well now (to win 3-2), having played here a lot in the IPL and so many tours over the years," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 20, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli added : "I don't think he's (Iyer) going to have any issues anymore because he really went after their best bowlers and got the results. It took pressure off me as well, not having to take risks and the other guy striking at 140-145. I think it was really smart how we went about it," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 20, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rahul Dravid ) : “It (Rahul’s keeping) definitely allows us to play an extra batsman which strengthens our batting massively. That is a very important factor as far as the team balance is concerned. If you look at the 2003 World Cup when Rahul bhai started keeping, the balance became different because you could play an extra batter and guys at the top could really play positive cricket,” External link

expressindia Monday, January 20, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Look, he is very open to playing anywhere because he is a proper batsman and can do you good in any format and any position in the game. He won’t go slam bang from ball one but he can do what he did in Rajkot playing good cricketing shots. So I think a solid game plan and understanding of his game is helping him,” External link

expressindia Monday, January 20, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We lost the last three in the last series [in 2019], and coming back and winning the last two games after losing the first one, is very satisfying," External link

thenational Monday, January 20, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We are quite experienced players, and we were one short in Shikhar today. We got a very good start, and when KL got out, it was a tricky situation because the ball was turning and gripping. We had to play deep, and this is how we have played in the last 4-5 years. This is what experience helps. It’s quite enjoyable batting with Rohit, but more importantly, a comprehensive win,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Australia were even better than last time. There’s Steve (Smith), David (Warner)and Marnus (Labuschagne). A quality bowling attack, and really intense in the field too. We lost the last three in the last series, and coming back and winning the last two games after losing the first one, is very satisfying,” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 7:58:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We just want to go upwards and onwards. Getting one back given that we lost the series at home last year is really satisfying,” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 7:58:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I think lack of clarity in terms of positions has really hurt us in the past. Now that we understand that this feels right, we will go ahead with that for a while and figure out if this is the right thing to do or not. You cannot chop and change immediately and create confusion among the group," External link

news18 Monday, January 20, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rahul Dravid ) : "If you look at the 2003 World Cup when Rahul bhai started keeping, the balance became different because you could play an extra batter and guys at the top could really play positive cricket," External link

news18 Monday, January 20, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rahul Dravid ) : "Look we have what we have in the team. It is just that Rahul really brings in good balance, if he can keep and bat that well in that position. He has come into the slot and he has done well so we will have to persist with that a little bit and see where that takes us and not necessarily be confused about the other options we have," External link

news18 Monday, January 20, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “It definitely allows us to play an extra batsmen which strengthens our batting massively,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We have to persist with it as he has done well. We have to see whether it works, you cannot chop and change. I do not see why we should change this playing XI,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “He is very open to playing anywhere because he is a proper batsman and can do you good in any format and any position in the game,” “He won’t go slam bang from ball one but he can do what he did in Rajkot just playing good cricketing shots. So I think solid game plan and understanding of his game is helping (him)” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “He has come in to that slot and has done well, so we will have to persist with that,” “You can’t chop and change immediately and create confusion within the group. So we are playing very well unchanged and we did the job again, two back to back wins” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We lost the last three in the last series (in 2019), and coming back and winning the last two games after losing the first one, is very satisfying,” External link

gulf-times Monday, January 20, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "It definitely allows us to play an extra batsmen which strengthens our batting massively," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, January 19, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He is very open to playing anywhere because he is a proper batsman and can do you good in any format and any position in the game," "He won't go slam bang from ball one but he can do what he did in Rajkot just playing good cricketing shots. So I think solid game plan and understanding of his game is helping (him)" External link

yahoo-au Sunday, January 19, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He has come in to that slot and has done well, so we will have to persist with that," "You can't chop and change immediately and create confusion within the group. So we are playing very well unchanged and we did the job again, two back to back wins" External link

yahoo-au Sunday, January 19, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "It definitely allows us to play an extra batsmen which strengthens our batting massively," External link

afp-en Sunday, January 19, 2020 10:11:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He is very open to playing anywhere because he is a proper batsman and can do you good in any format and any position in the game," "He won't go slam bang from ball one but he can do what he did in Rajkot just playing good cricketing shots. So I think solid game plan and understanding of his game is helping (him)" External link

afp-en Sunday, January 19, 2020 10:11:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He has come in to that slot and has done well, so we will have to persist with that," "You can't chop and change immediately and create confusion within the group. So we are playing very well unchanged and we did the job again, two back to back wins" External link

afp-en Sunday, January 19, 2020 10:11:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We did it a little bit differently from what we have done in the past. We knew Australia would try and get one of us early (with Shikhar Dhawan missing due to shoulder injury). It was one of the most calculated partnerships between Rohit and me. We have had some flamboyant partnerships, but this was calculated. I had to play second fiddle to Rohit because he was settled. Then I had to take over in the middle when Rohit got out and then have that partnership with Shreyas Iyer. We had three back-to-back partnerships, so it was a very satisfying win,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Shikhar Dhawan ) : "We are quite experienced players. Today we were one experienced player short in Shikhar (Dhawan)," External link

news18 Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rohit Sharma ) : "We got a very good start, and when KL got out, it was a tricky situation because the ball was turning and gripping. This is where experience comes in, (Rohit and I) spoke about stringing a partnership and Australia wants is wickets. If we don't give them that, we can chase seven or eight an over later on also. We do have that belief in our skill," External link

news18 Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rohit Sharma ) : "This is basically how we have played in the last 4-5 years. It's quite enjoyable batting with Rohit, but more importantly, a comprehensive win," External link

news18 Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Australia were even better than last time. There's Steve (Smith), David (Warner) and Marnus (Labuschagne). A quality bowling attack and they were really intense in the field too. We lost the last three in the last series, and coming back and winning the last two games after losing the first one, is very satisfying," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We just want to go upwards and onwards. Getting one back given that we lost the series at home last year is really satisfying," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's important to practice in the nets, but it's important to be clear mentally and press forward. " External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We got a very good start, and when KL [Rahul] got out, it was a tricky situation because the ball was turning and gripping. " External link

thenational Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's a dry pitch, and it's always been a difficult pitch to defend on. There might also be some dew later on," "We need to put pressure on the batsmen and keep the total in check" External link

irishsun Sunday, January 19, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's a dry pitch, and it's always been a difficult pitch to defend on. There might also be some dew later on," "We need to put pressure on the batsmen and keep the total in check" External link

afp-en Sunday, January 19, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We live in the days of social media and a panic button being pressed too early. It’s very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it’s very difficult to leave someone like that out,” External link

firstpost Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “like the end of the world” External link

expressindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's that left shoulder that has popped out a few times. There's no tear, so hopefully he should be back for the next game," External link

thenational Saturday, January 18, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rohit Sharma ) : “I asked Rohit briefly just now,” External link

india Saturday, January 18, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We live in the days of social media and a panic button being pressed too early," External link

irishsun Saturday, January 18, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's that left shoulder that has popped out a few times. There's no tear so hopefully he should be back for the next game," External link

irishsun Saturday, January 18, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rohit Sharma ) : “I asked Rohit briefly just now. It’s that left shoulder which has popped out a few times. There’s no tear, nothing serious there. So hopefully he gets back for the next game,” External link

dnaindia Saturday, January 18, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We live in the days of social media and a panic button being pressed too early. It's very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it's very difficult to leave someone like that out," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 18, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it's very difficult to leave someone like that out. Batting at No 5 and batting like that for the team, this is probably the best he's played at international level. That knocked showed maturity and class," External link

dnaindia Saturday, January 18, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli explained : "We live in the days of social media and the panic button was pressed too early. ....We know exactly what we're doing in the dressing room. On the outside there's a lot of panic that we don't really focus on" External link

dnaindia Saturday, January 18, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We live in the days of social media and a panic button being pressed too early," External link

afp-en Saturday, January 18, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's that left shoulder that has popped out a few times. There's no tear so hopefully he should be back for the next game," External link

afp-en Saturday, January 18, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We live in the days of social media and a panic button being pressed too early. It's very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it's very difficult to leave someone like that out," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 18, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rohit Sharma ) : “I asked Rohit briefly just now,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 18, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We live in the days of social media and a panic button being pressed too early. It’s very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it’s very difficult to leave someone like that out,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 18, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Batting at No 5 and batting like that for the team, this is probably the best he’s played at international level. That knocked showed maturity and class,” External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, January 18, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Shikhar Dhawan ) : "Back to No 3 was good for the team so I'm happy from that point of view that it helped the team. In ODI cricket, Shikhar has been one of our most consistent performers. I am very happy that he scored runs as well. It always augurs well when he and Rohit score runs," External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, January 18, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It’s very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it’s very difficult to leave someone like that out. Batting at No. 5 and batting like that for the team, this is probably the best he’s played at international level. That knocked showed maturity and class,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "You saw how he batted today. This is probably the best he's played at international level. The knock showed maturity and class," External link

thenational Saturday, January 18, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We live in the days of social media and the panic button was pressed too early,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 18, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It’s important to not leave someone like KL out. You saw how he batted today. This is probably the best he’s played at the international level. The knock showed maturity and class, and we know exactly what we’re doing in the dressing room,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 18, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “When you are playing well, it seeps through into your other skills as well. KL keeping like that certainly gives us another option to think about. He is becoming a multi-dimensional player, and it’s great when players step up like this,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 18, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Shikhar Dhawan ) : “In ODI cricket, Shikhar has been one of our most consistent performers. I’m very happy that he scored runs. It always augurs well when he and Rohit score runs,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 18, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rohit Sharma ) : “It augurs well when the two openers are so good together. Rohit’s left shoulder has popped out of few times, and he should be good to go in the next game. I asked the bowlers what they wanted to do and they said this was the time to execute the yorkers. All three of them were really good with the yorkers, particularly Shami who changed everything in that over” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 18, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It’s very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it’s very difficult to leave someone like that out. Batting at No. 5 and batting like that for the team, this is probably the best he’s played at international level. That knocked showed maturity and class,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, January 18, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “You saw how he batted today. This is probably the best he’s played at international level. The knock showed maturity and class,” External link

arabnews Saturday, January 18, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We live in the days of social media and the panic button was pressed too early," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 17, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's important to not leave someone like KL out. You saw how he batted today. This is probably the best he's played at the international level. The knock showed maturity and class, and we know exactly what we're doing in the dressing room," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 17, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "When you are playing well, it seeps through into your other skills as well. KL keeping like that certainly gives us another option to think about. He is becoming a multi-dimensional player, and it's really great when players step up like this," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 17, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "In ODI cricket, Shikhar has been one of our most consistent performers. I'm very happy that he scored runs. It always augurs well when he and Rohit score runs," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 17, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It’s very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it’s very difficult to leave someone like that out. Batting at No. 5 and batting like that for the team, this is probably the best he’s played at international level. That knocked showed maturity and class,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 17, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it's very difficult to leave someone like that out. Batting at No 5 and batting like that for the team, this is probably the best he's played at international level. That knocked showed maturity and class," External link

firstpost Friday, January 17, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “When you see how KL was batting today, it's very difficult to leave someone like that out. Batting at No. 5 and batting like that for the team, this is probably the best he's played at international level,” External link

news18 Friday, January 17, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rohit Sharma ) : “Rohit’s left shoulder has popped out of few times, and he should be good to go in the next game,” External link

india Friday, January 17, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it's very difficult to leave someone like that out. Batting at No. 5 and batting like that for the team, this is probably the best he's played at international level. That knocked showed maturity and class," External link

business-standard Friday, January 17, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “I’m surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things,” External link

thenewage Friday, January 17, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “I’m surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things,” External link

mg Friday, January 17, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He is one of the greats of the game and India is proud to have MS Dhoni over a period of time. If you even sit down and take a note of what he has done, you say, 'Wow, MS Dhoni'," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We’ve had this discussion many times in the past. Because of the way K.L. (Rahul) has been batting, we have tried to fit him in the batting line-up,” “Having said that, I don’t think it’s quite gone our way whenever I’ve batted No. 4 so we’ll probably have to rethink about that one” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things," External link

news18 Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Just because there are so many Indian fans here, I don't want them to set a bad example. He didn't do anything to be booed in my opinion. I felt for him and told him sorry on behalf of the crowd. In my opinion that's not acceptable," External link

news18 Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “He was probably one bowler, who had more belief than others (on the 2019 tour) I felt,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:48:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is part of camaraderie that sportsmen must have with each other. That moment was purely understanding an individual's situation" External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:48:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli says : "Intimidate the opposition, definitely try and have an upper hand but in a matter that is not targeting someone emotionally. That is not acceptable at any level and people should be wary of that," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:48:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli admitted : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things," External link

theage Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “I´m surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things,” External link

pakobserver Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “Because of the way KL has been batting, we have tried to fit him in the batting line-up,” External link

dailytimesPK Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is part of camaraderie that sportsmen must have with each other," "That moment was purely understanding an individual's situation. I don't think a guy who is coming out of a situation like that needs to be taken advantage of," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We were totally outplayed in all departments. It's a strong Australian team, if you don't play well, they could hurt you. We saw that with the bat in hand. We didn't get enough runs. I thought we were too respectful at certain phases and it cost us. Can't do that against a team like Australia," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, January 15, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He was probably one bowler, who had more belief than others (on the 2019 tour) I felt," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, January 15, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things," External link

irishsun Wednesday, January 15, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “I’m surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, January 15, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Sometimes we are too judgemental of someone in their early years and that’s exactly what I don’t want the younger players in the team to face. Everyone should be given space to realise themselves and who they are,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, January 15, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli recalled : “For me, the moment that will always be very dear to me or special is the day that I got selected in the Indian team. I was at home with my mother, watching news, I was getting no information from anywhere and as my name flashed I had no idea what to do,” External link

india Wednesday, January 15, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli recalled : "For me, the moment that will always be very dear to me or special is the day that I got selected in the Indian team. I was at home with my mother, watching the news, I was getting no information from anywhere and as my name flashed I had no idea what to do," External link

firstpost Wednesday, January 15, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is part of camaraderie that sportsmen must have with each other," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, January 15, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things. It is part of camaraderie that sportsmen must have with each other. That moment was purely understanding an individual's situation. I don't think a guy who is coming out of a situation like that needs to be taken advantage of. You can sledge, can have banter on the field, you say things to the opposition in wanting to beat them. But booing someone is not in the spirit of any sport, I don't endorse it," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “I’m surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things,” “It is part of camaraderie that sportsmen must have with each other. That moment was purely understanding an individual’s situation. I don’t think a guy who is coming out of a situation like that needs to be taken advantage of. You can sledge, can have banter on the field, you say things to the opposition in wanting to beat them. But booing someone is not in the spirit of any sport, I don’t endorse it” External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things," External link

afp-en Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It is part of camaraderie that sportsmen must have with each other,” “That moment was purely understanding an individual’s situation. I don’t think a guy who is coming out of a situation like that needs to be taken advantage of. You can sledge, can have have banter on the field, you say things to the opposition in wanting to beat them. But booing someone is not in the spirit of any sport, I don’t endorse it” External link

expressindia Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "Because of the way KL has been batting, we have tried to fit him in the batting line-up," External link

tribune Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "All in all it's about giving some guys opportunities and you'll never know if this works or not if you don't try," "It's very easy to just go with one template and just follow it non-stop. I think people need to relax and not panic with one game, I'm allowed to experiment a little bit and fail as well at times. You lose games here and there but today was one of the days where it didn't come off" External link

tribune Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "We've had this discussion many times in the past," External link

srilankasource Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “I´m surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things,” External link

dailytimesPK Wednesday, January 15, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “We're pretty excited for it,” External link

forbes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here, we were pretty happy with how it went," External link

forbes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is part of camaraderie that sportsmen must have with each other," "That moment was purely understanding an individual's situation. I don't think a guy who is coming out of a situation like that needs to be taken advantage of," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 15, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things," External link

afp-english Wednesday, January 15, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things," External link

afp-en Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "Because of the way KL has been batting, we have tried to fit him in the batting line-up," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, January 15, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "All in all it's about giving some guys opportunities and you'll never know if this works or not if you don't try," "It's very easy to just go with one template and just follow it non-stop. I think people need to relax and not panic with one game, I'm allowed to experiment a little bit and fail as well at times. You lose games here and there but today was one of the days where it didn't come off" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, January 15, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli observed : "I've played with him, played against him a lot. He is a very skilful bowler. And he has changed his action now. Looks like he's back to swinging the ball like he used to, and that makes him a lethal bowler all-over again. He gets to swing the ball in like that with the new ball and then tail it away with the old ball because he has got his action in a linear fashion. Anyone who has pace, once they find their length, they can adjust anywhere," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 15, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It’s another challenge to bounce back from here. (On T20 plans) International cricket is always priceless. Experience in any format helps you in other formats. It’s about being out there and playing good international cricket. It’s an opportunity for these young middle order players to stand up to outstanding bowlers and play a match-winning knock. (On batting at 4) We’ve had this discussion in the past. Because of the way KL has batted, we have tried to have him bat up in the lineup. We might have to think about this. Every now and then, it’s about putting people up there and testing them. People need to relax and not panic. Today was one of the days it didn’t come off,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He was probably one bowler, who had more belief than others [in the 2019 tour] I felt," External link

watoday Wednesday, January 15, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He was probably one bowler, who had more belief than others (in the 2019 tour) I felt," External link

newshub Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We probably have to rethink about that one. People need to relax and not panic," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, January 14, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It’s a very strong Australian team, and if you don’t play well enough, they will hurt you,” “In phases, we were too respectful against their bowlers, and didn’t take the game by the scruff of the neck. It’s another challenge to bounce back from here” External link

citizen Tuesday, January 14, 2020 10:11:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We’ve had this discussion many times in the past as well, due to the way KL has been batting. We’ve tried to fit him into the team. Having said that, it hasn’t gone our way when I have batted at no.4, we might have to rethink about this. So we have to see how it goes,” “At the same time, it’s about giving opportunities to the other guys. People need not panic for just this one game. I think I am allowed to experiment a bit” External link

dnaindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It’s a strong Australian team, if you don’t play well, they could hurt you. We saw that with the bat in hand. We didn’t get enough runs. I thought we were too respectful at certain phases and it cost us. Can’t do that against a team like Australia. This is a chance for the team to bounce back but as I said, credit to Australia today,” External link

india Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It’s a very strong Australian team, and if you don’t play well enough, they will hurt you,” “In phases, we were too respectful against their bowlers, and didn’t take the game by the scruff of the neck. It’s another challenge to bounce back from here” External link

zbc Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli explained : "We've had this discussion many times in the past as well, because of the way KL has been batting, we've tried to fit him into the team," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We’ve had this discussion many times in the past as well, due to the way KL has been batting. We’ve tried to fit him into the team. Having said that, it hasn’t gone our way when I have batted at no.4, we might have to rethink about this. So we have to see how it goes,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We’ve had this discussion many times in the past as well, due to the way KL has been batting. We’ve tried to fit him into the team. Having said that, it hasn’t gone our way when I have batted at no.4, we might have to rethink about this. So we have to see how it goes” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We were totally outplayed in all departments. It’s a strong Australian team, if you don’t play well, they could hurt you. We saw that with the bat in hand. We didn’t get enough runs. I thought we were too respectful at certain phases and it cost us. Can’t do that against a team like Australia” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “At home, I don’t think any other team has else challenged so much. The last time they came here, they won the series and that too after losing the first two games. We know against Australia we have to be on top of our game. It is a challenge everytime you play them, whether it is in Australia or at home. Quality sides will challenge you everywhere. We are very excited to take on a side like Australia,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “We played the day-night test here (in India), we are pretty happy with how it went,” External link

stabroeknews Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “When you are playing against Australia, you don’t really think about relevance of the series, it’s about playing against the best,” External link

stabroeknews Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "According to me he's (Bumrah) the most skilful bowler in the world in any format of the game. To play against him, he brings match intensity in the nets. He's not shy of hitting us on the head or targeting our ribs every now and then," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "Bumrah has been playing for the team for last four years and this is probably the second time I have ever got out (in) the net, hitting a few against him and not getting out. One was Adelaide before the Test in 2018 and one was today. I'm glad that was the last ball of my net session, because he ran back to his mark, but I got out of the nets," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Mitchell Starc ) : "It is going to be a great challenge for them to face someone like Mitchell. He is a very skillful bowler. Looks like he's back to swinging the ball like he used to, and that makes him a lethal bowler again," "Anyone who has pace, once they find their length they can adjust anywhere, so pace is always going to be an advantage," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We’re ready and up for the challenge – whether it’s Gabba, Perth…it doesn’t matter to us, we have the skill sets as a team now to compete against anyone in the world, anywhere, in any format of the game, Whether it’s white ball, red ball or pink ball, we’re ready to play anything,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “There might be a possibility that all three will play,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “I don’t think that not having played in India [recently] will be much of a factor for him, because he’s played a lot over here,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli added : “He is a very skillful bowler and he’s changed his action now, which we saw him getting more swing. Looks like he’s back to swinging the ball like he used to, and that makes him a lethal bowler all over again,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “We’re ready and up for the challenge - whether it’s Gabba, Perth... it doesn’t matter to us. It’s become a very exciting feature of any Test series and we’re open to playing day-night Tests,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Big possibility. I would be very happy to do so. Look I am not possessive about where I play. I am not insecure about where I bat," External link

firstpost Tuesday, January 14, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We're ready and up for the challenge - whether it's Gabba, Perth... it doesn't matter to us. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series and we're open to playing day-night Tests," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli asserted ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here, we were pretty happy with how it went. We have the skill-sets as a team now to compete against anyone in the world, anywhere, in any format of the game, whether it's white ball, red ball or pink ball, we're ready to play anything," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "So these are times when you need to be aware. It is very easy to get into a personal zone, saying I need to get runs and when I score, I feel good about everything. It is not like that, it does not work like that" "The vision has to be always on the larger picture and figure out how can you make these guys confident. If at all someone has to take responsibility, it should be me and give the other guys opportunities as well," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "They are a stronger side than the one that came to India last time, but they still won the series. In the series before that, they played a full strength side but we won the series," "You can have the most experienced and the most skilled players in your squad but if you don't play well as a team in that series, you won't win. That's what happened to us last time and when we went to Australia, it's what happened to them," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We, along with Australia, are probably the top two sides, as far as balance is concerned. Whether it's relevant or irrelevant that's for people to decide. But we as a team are excited to play Australia, in our conditions, to test ourselves against the best," "But in the year of the World Cup, as many games we play, it is going to benefit us, especially white-ball cricket. From that point of view, we are looking forward to play this series," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "According to me he's (Bumrah) the most skilful bowler in the world in any format of the game. To play against him, he brings match intensity in the nets. He's not shy of hitting us on the head or targeting our ribs every now and then," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He's a proper, proper bowler and it's always nice to play against the best in the nets. I challenge myself to play well against him, not every day do you get to hit boundaries off Jasprit in the nets," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Mitchell Starc ) : "It is going to be a great challenge for them to face someone like Mitchell. He is a very skilful bowler. Looks like he's back to swinging the ball like he used to, and that makes him a lethal bowler again," "Anyone who has pace, once they find their length they can adjust anywhere, so pace is always going to be an advantage" External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "According to me he's (Bumrah) the most skilful bowler in the world in any format of the game. To play against him, he brings match intensity in the nets. He's not shy of hitting us on the head or targeting our ribs every now and then," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 13, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He's a proper, proper bowler and it's always nice to play against the best in the nets. I challenge myself to play well against him, not every day do you get to hit boundaries off Jasprit in the nets," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 13, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Mitchell Starc ) : "It is going to be a great challenge for them to face someone like Mitchell. He is a very skilful bowler. Looks like he's back to swinging the ball like he used to, and that makes him a lethal bowler again," "Anyone who has pace, once they find their length they can adjust anywhere, so pace is always going to be an advantage" External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 13, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "Look we played the day-night Test here, we were pretty happy with how it went and it has become a very exciting feature of any Test series and we are absolutely up to playing day-night Tests," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 13, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli added : "We are absolutely up for the challenge and whether its Gabba, Perth doesn't matter to us. We do have the skillsets now to compete against anyone in the world anywhere in any format of the game," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 13, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Look, a guy in form is always good for the team...You obviously want to have the best players available and then choose from what the combination should be for the team. There might be a possibility that all three (Rohit, Shikhar and Rahul) might play. It will be interesting to see what balance we want to take in on the field," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 13, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We're ready and up for the challenge - whether it's Gabba, Perth... it doesn't matter to us. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series and we're open to playing day-night Tests," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Well, Bumrah is playing with the team since last four years now, and this is probably the second time I have ever got out in the net, hitting a few against him and not getting out. I’m glad that was the last ball of my net session because he ran back to his mark, but I got out. It’s fun sort of competition, he’s according to me the most skillful bowler and to play against him, he brings match intensity at the nets,” “I can assure you that, he’s not shy on hitting us in the head or targeting our ribs every now and then,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “Look we played the day-night Test here, we were pretty happy with how it went and it has become a very exciting feature of any Test series and we are absolutely up to playing day-night Tests,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli added : “We are absolutely up for the challenge and whether its Gabba, Perth doesn’t matter to us. We do have the skillsets now to compete against anyone in the world anywhere in any format of the game,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli explained : “Look, a guy in form is always good for the team…You obviously want to have the best players available and then choose from what the combination should be for the team. There might be a possibility that all three (Rohit, Shikhar and Rahul) might play. It will be interesting to see what balance we want to take in on the field,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here and were pretty happy with how it went. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series, so we are absolutely open to play a day-night Test," External link

myanmarnews Monday, January 13, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is always 3-2, 2-1 kind of series," External link

myanmarnews Monday, January 13, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "As players we are excited to play a full strength Australia in our conditions, also to test ourselves against the best," "In the year of the World Cup as many games as we play together as a team, it's going to benefit us, especially the white-ball cricket" External link

myanmarnews Monday, January 13, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli pointed out : “Look, a guy in form is always good for the team. …You obviously want to have the best players available and then chose from what the combination should be for the team. There might be a possibility that all three (Rohit, Shikhar and Rahul) might play. It will be interesting to see what balance we want to take in on the field,” “Being the captain of the team, it is my job to make sure that the next lot is also ready. A lot of the other people might not look at it that way, but your job as a captain is not only to look after the team right now, but also to prepare a team that you leave behind when you eventually pass it onto someone else” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here (in India), we are pretty happy with how it went and it has become a very exciting feature of any Test series. So, we are definitely open to playing a day-night Test. We are ready and up for the challenge. Whether it is Perth or Gabba, it does not matter to us," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli added ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "Any kind of one-day cricket now in the year of T20 World Cup and Test Championship going on, it is an opportunity for the teams to put themselves in uncomfortable positions with the ball in conditions where there is dew. In the T20 series as well (against Sri Lanka), we wanted to put ourselves in situations that we want to improve on," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “Look we played the day-night Test here, we were pretty happy with how it went and it has become a very exciting feature of any Test series and we are absolutely up to playing day-night Tests,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli added : “We are absolutely up for the challenge and whether its Gabba, Perth doesn’t matter to us. We do have the skillsets now to compete against anyone in the world anywhere in any format of the game,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It’s a big possibility. I would be very happy to do so. Look I am not possessive about where I play. I am not insecure about where I bat,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here and were pretty happy with how it went. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series, so we are absolutely open to play a day-night Test," External link

irishsun Monday, January 13, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is always 3-2, 2-1 kind of series," External link

irishsun Monday, January 13, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "As players we are excited to play a full strength Australia in our conditions, also to test ourselves against the best," "In the year of the World Cup as many games as we play together as a team, it's going to benefit us, especially the white-ball cricket" External link

irishsun Monday, January 13, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “We played the day-night Test here [in India], we are pretty happy with how it went,” External link

businessday Monday, January 13, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “When you are playing against Australia, you don’t really think about relevance of the series, it’s about playing against the best,” External link

businessday Monday, January 13, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here and were pretty happy with how it went. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series, so we are absolutely open to play a day-night Test," External link

dhakatribune Monday, January 13, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here and were pretty happy with how it went. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series, so we are absolutely open to play a day-night Test," External link

dhakatribune Monday, January 13, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is always 3-2, 2-1 kind of series," External link

dhakatribune Monday, January 13, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "As players we are excited to play a full strength Australia in our conditions, also to test ourselves against the best," "In the year of the World Cup as many games as we play together as a team, it's going to benefit us, especially the white-ball cricket" External link

dhakatribune Monday, January 13, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “We played the day-night Test here and were pretty happy with how it went. It’s become a very exciting feature of any Test series, so we are absolutely open to play a day-night Test,” External link

zbc Monday, January 13, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It is always 3-2, 2-1 kind of series,” External link

zbc Monday, January 13, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “As players we are excited to play a full strength Australia in our conditions, also to test ourselves against the best,” “In the year of the World Cup as many games as we play together as a team, it’s going to benefit us, especially the white-ball cricket” External link

zbc Monday, January 13, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "All guys in form is a good thing. We will figure out what combination we want to go in with and there is a possibility that all three might play. It will be interesting to see what balance we want to take in on the field. I do not at all support people comparing players within the team," External link

srilankasource Monday, January 13, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "They are a stronger side than the side that came last time to India but still won the series. You can have the most experienced or most skilled players but if you do not play well as a team in that series, you will not win which happened with us last time and when we went to Australia similar thing happened with them," "This shows how competitive the series is between the two teams and it is never a dominating series. It is always 2-3 or 2-1 that kind of series. It is going to be exciting, it is a short series and five-match series would have been more exciting," External link

srilankasource Monday, January 13, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It is always 3-2, 2-1 kind of series,” External link

thenational Monday, January 13, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “As players we are excited to play a full strength Australia in our conditions, also to test ourselves against the best,” “In the year of the World Cup as many games as we play together as a team, it’s going to benefit us, especially the white-ball cricket” External link

thenational Monday, January 13, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “Look, a guy in form is always good for the team. You obviously want to have the best players available and then chose from what the combination should be for the team. There might be a possibility that all three (Rohit, Shikhar and Rahul) might play,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 13, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It will be interesting to see what balance we want to take in on the field,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 13, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “According to me he’s (Bumrah) the most skilful bowler in the world in any format of the game. To play against him, he brings match intensity in the nets. He’s not shy of hitting us on the head or targeting our ribs every now and then,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “He’s a proper, proper bowler and it’s always nice to play against the best in the nets. I challenge myself to play well against him, not every day do you get to hit boundaries off Jasprit in the nets,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “Bumrah has been playing for the team for last four years and this is probably the second time I have ever got out (in) the net, hitting a few against him and not getting out. One was Adelaide before the Test in 2018 and one was today. I’m glad that was the last ball of my net session, because he ran back to his mark, but I got out of the nets,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Mitchell Starc ) : “It is going to be a great challenge for them to face someone like Mitchell. He is a very skilful bowler. Looks like he’s back to swinging the ball like he used to, and that makes him a lethal bowler again,” “Anyone who has pace, once they find their length they can adjust anywhere, so pace is always going to be an advantage” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “We played the day & night test here (India), we are happy with how it went. It has become a very exciting feature of any Test series, we are open to playing day-night tests. We are ready for the challenge,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “India-Australia, it’s not a totally new thing that we’re going to experience (for) either side. The teams know each other so well, we played each other so much, and the competition has always been good. Having won last year, that gives us a lot more confidence going back,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “We are absolutely up for the challenge and whether its Gabba, Perth doesn’t matter to us. We do have the skillsets now to compete against anyone in the world anywhere in any format of the game,” External link

dnaindia Monday, January 13, 2020 3:43:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli explained : “Look, a guy in form is always good for the teamYou obviously want to have the best players available and then choose from what the combination should be for the team. There might be a possibility that all three (Rohit, Shikhar and Rahul) might play. It will be interesting to see what balance we want to take in on the field,” External link

dnaindia Monday, January 13, 2020 3:43:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here and were pretty happy with how it went. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series, so we are absolutely open to play a day-night Test," External link

emirates247 Monday, January 13, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is always 3-2, 2-1 kind of series," External link

emirates247 Monday, January 13, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "As players we are excited to play a full strength Australia in our conditions, also to test ourselves against the best," "In the year of the World Cup as many games as we play together as a team, it's going to benefit us, especially the white-ball cricket" External link

emirates247 Monday, January 13, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We're ready and up for the challenge - whether it's Gabba, Perth... it doesn't matter to us. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series and we're open to playing day-night Tests," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli asserted ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here, we were pretty happy with how it went. We have the skill-sets as a team now to compete against anyone in the world, anywhere, in any format of the game, whether it's white ball, red ball or pink ball, we're ready to play anything," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm sure it's going to be amazing for people to watch because the series will be right up there with any of the best series we've seen in the past five-six years. We're pretty excited for it," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "According to me he's (Bumrah) the most skillful bowler in the world in any format of the game. To play against him, he brings match intensity in the nets. He's not shy of hitting us on the head or targeting our ribs every now and then," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 13, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He's a proper, proper bowler and it's always nice to play against the best in the nets. I challenge myself to play well against him, not every day do you get to hit boundaries off Jasprit in the nets," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 13, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is going to be a great challenge for them to face someone like Mitchell. He is a very skilful bowler. Looks like he's back to swinging the ball like he used to, and that makes him a lethal bowler again," "Anyone who has pace, once they find their length they can adjust anywhere, so pace is always going to be an advantage" External link

timesofindia Monday, January 13, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “They are a stronger side than the one that came to India last time, but they still won the series. In the series before that, they played a full strength side but we won the series,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 13, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We're ready and up for the challenge – whether it's Gabba, Perth... it doesn't matter to us. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series and we're open to playing day-night Tests," External link

firstpost Monday, January 13, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli asserted ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here, we were pretty happy with how it went. We have the skill-sets as a team now to compete against anyone in the world, anywhere, in any format of the game, whether it's white ball, red ball or pink ball, we're ready to play anything," External link

firstpost Monday, January 13, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm sure it's going to be amazing for people to watch because the series will be right up there with any of the best series we've seen in the past five-six years. We're pretty excited for it," External link

firstpost Monday, January 13, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Well, Bumrah is playing with the team since last four years now, and this is probably the second time I have ever got out in the net, hitting a few against him and not getting out. I'm glad that was the last ball of my net session because he ran back to his mark, but I got out. It's fun sort of competition, he's according to me the most skillful bowler and to play against him, he brings match intensity at the nets," "I can assure you that, he's not shy on hitting us in the head or targeting our ribs every now and then," External link

dnaindia Monday, January 13, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli added : "We along with Australia are probably the top two sides in the world as far as balance is concerned, so whether it's relevant or irrelevant that's for people to decide, but as players we are excited to play Australia, a full-strength Australia in our conditions to test ourselves against the best," External link

dnaindia Monday, January 13, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Look, a guy in form is always good for the team. You obviously want to have the best players available and then chose from what the combination should be for the team. There might be a possibility that all three (Rohit, Shikhar and Rahul) might play. It will be interesting to see what balance we want to take in on the field," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 13, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here and were pretty happy with how it went. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series, so we are absolutely open to play a day-night Test," External link

yahoo-au Monday, January 13, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is always 3-2, 2-1 kind of series," External link

yahoo-au Monday, January 13, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "As players we are excited to play a full strength Australia in our conditions, also to test ourselves against the best," "In the year of the World Cup as many games as we play together as a team, it's going to benefit us, especially the white-ball cricket" External link

yahoo-au Monday, January 13, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli explique : “Les rencontres entre nos équipes ont toujours été concurrentielles et les gens du monde entier s’y intéressent. Nous sommes très fiers de participer à ce match, mais une fois sur le terrain, nous nous concentrerons exclusivement à la mise en oeuvre de notre stratégie,” External link

courrierinternational Saturday, June 15, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli explique : “Les rencontres entre nos équipes ont toujours été concurrentielles et les gens du monde entier s’y intéressent. Nous sommes très fiers de participer à ce match, mais une fois sur le terrain, nous nous concentrerons exclusivement à la mise en oeuvre de notre stratégie,” External link

courrierinternational Friday, June 14, 2019 8:33:00 PM EAT



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coach0.16%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
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smith0.08%EN09/10/201710/09/2017
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Ravi Shastri said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “It showed courage and as Virat used the word brave, it showed we are unafraid to play brave cricket and with intent,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Michael Vaughan said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Disagree ... Virat is the best all round ... !!” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Michael Vaughan said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Disagree ... Virat is the best all round ... !!” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Adam Zampa said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "It's going to be an attacking approach. I think if you're on the back-foot and have a defensive mindset then that's when he (Kohli) can get on top of you. The most important thing playing in places like India against these guys is to have a little bit of character," External link

news18 Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Adam Zampa said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “We basically just find that Virat finds leg-spinners hard to line up early in his innings, to be honest. He’s such a great starter, even the other day he was 16 off 14 or whatever it was; how much energy he brought to the crease, his running between the wickets, some of the cover drives he played off the quicks,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Adam Zampa said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "It's going to be an attacking approach. I think if you're on the back-foot and have a defensive mindset then that's when he (Kohli) can get on top of you. The most important thing playing in places like India against these guys is to have a little bit of character," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 16, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Adam Zampa told ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Virat finds leg-spinners difficult to line-up during the start of his innings. He is a great starter, he was 16 of 18 in the first match, I think it is important to have a game plan against him. I have got him out four times in the last year or so, it is great having confidence against him," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 16, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Adam Zampa said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “He (Kohli) is a very hard guy to bowl to,” External link

india Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Adam Zampa told ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Virat finds leg-spinners difficult to line-up during the start of his innings. He is a great starter, he was 16 of 18 in the first match, I think it is important to have a game plan against him. I have got him out four times in the last year or so, it is great having confidence against him,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, January 16, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Shoaib Akhtar said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "It is a very embarrassing loss for India. India needs to go back on the desk to think about it. Kohli cannot come in the 28th over, period. Kohli needs to come earlier in this. Humiliating defeat for India and really sad to see that India was smashed and hammered by Australia," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Matthew Hayden said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “You’ve got someone like Virat Kohli that has played 230-odd one-day matches and 180 of those have been at No. 3 and he has scored almost 10,000 runs at that particular position” External link

dnaindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Matthew Hayden said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “You’ve got someone like Virat Kohli that has played 230-odd one-day matches and 180 of those have been at No.3 and he has scored almost 10,000 runs at that particular position” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Mohammad Nabi added ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Look, India has been playing so many matches. World’s all teams want to play against India. Whereas, our team has limited opportunities to play against all teams at regular intervals and this will enable Kohli to surpass the record soon” External link

pakobserver Tuesday, January 14, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Matthew Hayden said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “You’ve got someone like Virat Kohli that has played 230-odd one-day matches and 180 of those have been at No.3 and he has scored almost 10,000 runs at that particular position” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 2:31:00 PM EAT

Matthew Hayden said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “You’ve got someone like Virat Kohli that has played 230-odd one-day matches and 180 of those have been at No.3 and he has scored almost 10,000 runs at that particular position” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Michael Slater said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “I love Virat, he is favourite cricketer in the world. He leads not just this team, but he leads India. His eyes are always expressive and what he gets from his teammates is just high standards. This lifts the side and makes it extremely difficult for touring sides coming here,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

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Virat Kohli said ( about Rahul Dravid ) : “If you look at the 2003 World Cup where Rahul bhai started keeping, the balance became different because you could play an extra batter and guys at the top could really play positive cricket,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli remarked : “Clarity of mind is going to be important as we are playing in conditions which are not ours,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Aaron Finch ) : “Honestly I did not look at the (squad) and I asked Aaron that have you got only 14… and asked ‘Is Maxwell here?’ and they said he is playing the BBL,” External link

pakobserver Monday, January 20, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rahul Dravid ) : “Also, Rahul is very open to batting anywhere because he is a proper batsman who can perform in any format. He won’t go slam bang from ball one, but he can do what he did in Rajkot just playing good cricketing shots,” External link

Hindu Monday, January 20, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “So now that we understand that this feels right, we will go ahead with it for a while. We played an unchanged team and got back-to-back wins (second and third ODIs against Australia). I don’t see any reason why we should change this balance,” External link

Hindu Monday, January 20, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Honestly I did not look at the (squad) and I asked Aaron that have you got only 14... and asked 'Is Maxwell here?' and they said he is playing the BBL," External link

dhakatribune Monday, January 20, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rahul Dravid ) : “KL Rahul is open to playing anywhere, because he is a proper batsman. He is not a guy who will go slam bang from ball one, but he can do what he did in Rajkot, he has reflected on what he needs to do in the past six months. It is a boost that he can keep wickets as well,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rahul Dravid ) : “It (Rahul’s keeping) definitely allows us to play an extra batsman which strengthens our batting massively. That is a very important factor as far as the team balance is concerned. If you look at the 2003 World Cup when Rahul bhai started keeping, the balance became different because you could play an extra batter and guys at the top could really play positive cricket,” External link

dnaindia Monday, January 20, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Look, he is very open to playing anywhere because he is a proper batsman and can do you good in any format and any position in the game. He won’t go slam bang from ball one but he can do what he did in Rajkot playing good cricketing shots. So I think a solid game plan and understanding of his game is helping him,” External link

dnaindia Monday, January 20, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "We spoke after the World Cup the way we exited, you can't always look for a situation that should go your way at the toss," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We were very positive in how we played, very sure of what we wanted to do," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "The last two games were tough wins, it boosts your confidence which we're carrying forward," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Well look we have what we have in the team. As I said, Rahul brings in balance into the side. We have to persist with it as he has done well. We have to see whether it works, you cannot chop and change. I do not see why we should change this playing XI,” External link

dnaindia Monday, January 20, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rahul Dravid ) : “If you look at the 2003 World Cup where Rahul bhai started keeping, the balance became different because you could play an extra batter and guys at the top could really play positive cricket,” External link

india Monday, January 20, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “He won’t go slam bang from ball one but he can do what he did in Rajkot just by playing good cricketing shots,” External link

india Monday, January 20, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Honestly I did not look at the (squad) and I asked Aaron that have you got only 14... and asked ‘Is Maxwell here?’ and they said he is playing the BBL,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 11:29:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "We spoke after the World Cup the way we exited, you can't always look for a situation that should go your way at the toss," External link

afp-en Monday, January 20, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We were very positive in how we played, very sure of what we wanted to do," External link

afp-en Monday, January 20, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "The last two games were tough wins, it boosts your confidence which we're carrying forward," External link

afp-en Monday, January 20, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Honestly I did not look at the (squad) and I asked Aaron that have you got only 14... and asked 'Is Maxwell here?' and they said he is playing the BBL," External link

afp-en Monday, January 20, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We are taking a lot of confidence from our performance (in NZ) last year. We were very positive in how we played, very sure of what we wanted to do. The thing about playing away is if you’re able to put the home team under pressure, you can enjoy your cricket,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Last year (at home) after 2-0 up, we thought we’re definitely going to win one of the three at home, but they showed us that they understand these conditions very well now (to win 3-2), having played here a lot in the IPL and so many tours over the years,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “All the teams in the world are skilled but these guys play with the intent of making things happen every over you play against them. So you can’t take your foot off the pedal at all, that’s what we’ve done in the last two games. The partnerships that I mentioned today, even the singles were taken with intent,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli added : “I don’t think he’s (Iyer) going to have any issues anymore because he really went after their best bowlers and got the results. It took pressure off of me as well not having to take risks and the other guy striking at 140-145. I think it was really smart how we went about it,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We are taking a lot of confidence from our performance (in NZ) last year. We were very positive in how we played, very sure of what we wanted to do. The thing about playing away is if you're able to put the home team under pressure, you can enjoy your cricket ," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 20, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Last year (at home) after 2-0 up, we thought we're definitely going to win one of the three at home, but they showed us that they understand these conditions very well now (to win 3-2), having played here a lot in the IPL and so many tours over the years," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 20, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli added : "I don't think he's (Iyer) going to have any issues anymore because he really went after their best bowlers and got the results. It took pressure off me as well, not having to take risks and the other guy striking at 140-145. I think it was really smart how we went about it," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 20, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rahul Dravid ) : “It (Rahul’s keeping) definitely allows us to play an extra batsman which strengthens our batting massively. That is a very important factor as far as the team balance is concerned. If you look at the 2003 World Cup when Rahul bhai started keeping, the balance became different because you could play an extra batter and guys at the top could really play positive cricket,” External link

expressindia Monday, January 20, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Look, he is very open to playing anywhere because he is a proper batsman and can do you good in any format and any position in the game. He won’t go slam bang from ball one but he can do what he did in Rajkot playing good cricketing shots. So I think a solid game plan and understanding of his game is helping him,” External link

expressindia Monday, January 20, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We lost the last three in the last series [in 2019], and coming back and winning the last two games after losing the first one, is very satisfying," External link

thenational Monday, January 20, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We are quite experienced players, and we were one short in Shikhar today. We got a very good start, and when KL got out, it was a tricky situation because the ball was turning and gripping. We had to play deep, and this is how we have played in the last 4-5 years. This is what experience helps. It’s quite enjoyable batting with Rohit, but more importantly, a comprehensive win,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Australia were even better than last time. There’s Steve (Smith), David (Warner)and Marnus (Labuschagne). A quality bowling attack, and really intense in the field too. We lost the last three in the last series, and coming back and winning the last two games after losing the first one, is very satisfying,” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 7:58:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We just want to go upwards and onwards. Getting one back given that we lost the series at home last year is really satisfying,” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 20, 2020 7:58:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I think lack of clarity in terms of positions has really hurt us in the past. Now that we understand that this feels right, we will go ahead with that for a while and figure out if this is the right thing to do or not. You cannot chop and change immediately and create confusion among the group," External link

news18 Monday, January 20, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rahul Dravid ) : "If you look at the 2003 World Cup when Rahul bhai started keeping, the balance became different because you could play an extra batter and guys at the top could really play positive cricket," External link

news18 Monday, January 20, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rahul Dravid ) : "Look we have what we have in the team. It is just that Rahul really brings in good balance, if he can keep and bat that well in that position. He has come into the slot and he has done well so we will have to persist with that a little bit and see where that takes us and not necessarily be confused about the other options we have," External link

news18 Monday, January 20, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “It definitely allows us to play an extra batsmen which strengthens our batting massively,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We have to persist with it as he has done well. We have to see whether it works, you cannot chop and change. I do not see why we should change this playing XI,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “He is very open to playing anywhere because he is a proper batsman and can do you good in any format and any position in the game,” “He won’t go slam bang from ball one but he can do what he did in Rajkot just playing good cricketing shots. So I think solid game plan and understanding of his game is helping (him)” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “He has come in to that slot and has done well, so we will have to persist with that,” “You can’t chop and change immediately and create confusion within the group. So we are playing very well unchanged and we did the job again, two back to back wins” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We lost the last three in the last series (in 2019), and coming back and winning the last two games after losing the first one, is very satisfying,” External link

gulf-times Monday, January 20, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "It definitely allows us to play an extra batsmen which strengthens our batting massively," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, January 19, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He is very open to playing anywhere because he is a proper batsman and can do you good in any format and any position in the game," "He won't go slam bang from ball one but he can do what he did in Rajkot just playing good cricketing shots. So I think solid game plan and understanding of his game is helping (him)" External link

yahoo-au Sunday, January 19, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He has come in to that slot and has done well, so we will have to persist with that," "You can't chop and change immediately and create confusion within the group. So we are playing very well unchanged and we did the job again, two back to back wins" External link

yahoo-au Sunday, January 19, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "It definitely allows us to play an extra batsmen which strengthens our batting massively," External link

afp-en Sunday, January 19, 2020 10:11:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He is very open to playing anywhere because he is a proper batsman and can do you good in any format and any position in the game," "He won't go slam bang from ball one but he can do what he did in Rajkot just playing good cricketing shots. So I think solid game plan and understanding of his game is helping (him)" External link

afp-en Sunday, January 19, 2020 10:11:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He has come in to that slot and has done well, so we will have to persist with that," "You can't chop and change immediately and create confusion within the group. So we are playing very well unchanged and we did the job again, two back to back wins" External link

afp-en Sunday, January 19, 2020 10:11:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We did it a little bit differently from what we have done in the past. We knew Australia would try and get one of us early (with Shikhar Dhawan missing due to shoulder injury). It was one of the most calculated partnerships between Rohit and me. We have had some flamboyant partnerships, but this was calculated. I had to play second fiddle to Rohit because he was settled. Then I had to take over in the middle when Rohit got out and then have that partnership with Shreyas Iyer. We had three back-to-back partnerships, so it was a very satisfying win,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Shikhar Dhawan ) : "We are quite experienced players. Today we were one experienced player short in Shikhar (Dhawan)," External link

news18 Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rohit Sharma ) : "We got a very good start, and when KL got out, it was a tricky situation because the ball was turning and gripping. This is where experience comes in, (Rohit and I) spoke about stringing a partnership and Australia wants is wickets. If we don't give them that, we can chase seven or eight an over later on also. We do have that belief in our skill," External link

news18 Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rohit Sharma ) : "This is basically how we have played in the last 4-5 years. It's quite enjoyable batting with Rohit, but more importantly, a comprehensive win," External link

news18 Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Australia were even better than last time. There's Steve (Smith), David (Warner) and Marnus (Labuschagne). A quality bowling attack and they were really intense in the field too. We lost the last three in the last series, and coming back and winning the last two games after losing the first one, is very satisfying," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We just want to go upwards and onwards. Getting one back given that we lost the series at home last year is really satisfying," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's important to practice in the nets, but it's important to be clear mentally and press forward. " External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We got a very good start, and when KL [Rahul] got out, it was a tricky situation because the ball was turning and gripping. " External link

thenational Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's a dry pitch, and it's always been a difficult pitch to defend on. There might also be some dew later on," "We need to put pressure on the batsmen and keep the total in check" External link

irishsun Sunday, January 19, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's a dry pitch, and it's always been a difficult pitch to defend on. There might also be some dew later on," "We need to put pressure on the batsmen and keep the total in check" External link

afp-en Sunday, January 19, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We live in the days of social media and a panic button being pressed too early. It’s very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it’s very difficult to leave someone like that out,” External link

firstpost Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “like the end of the world” External link

expressindia Sunday, January 19, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's that left shoulder that has popped out a few times. There's no tear, so hopefully he should be back for the next game," External link

thenational Saturday, January 18, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rohit Sharma ) : “I asked Rohit briefly just now,” External link

india Saturday, January 18, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We live in the days of social media and a panic button being pressed too early," External link

irishsun Saturday, January 18, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's that left shoulder that has popped out a few times. There's no tear so hopefully he should be back for the next game," External link

irishsun Saturday, January 18, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rohit Sharma ) : “I asked Rohit briefly just now. It’s that left shoulder which has popped out a few times. There’s no tear, nothing serious there. So hopefully he gets back for the next game,” External link

dnaindia Saturday, January 18, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We live in the days of social media and a panic button being pressed too early. It's very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it's very difficult to leave someone like that out," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 18, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it's very difficult to leave someone like that out. Batting at No 5 and batting like that for the team, this is probably the best he's played at international level. That knocked showed maturity and class," External link

dnaindia Saturday, January 18, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli explained : "We live in the days of social media and the panic button was pressed too early. ....We know exactly what we're doing in the dressing room. On the outside there's a lot of panic that we don't really focus on" External link

dnaindia Saturday, January 18, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We live in the days of social media and a panic button being pressed too early," External link

afp-en Saturday, January 18, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's that left shoulder that has popped out a few times. There's no tear so hopefully he should be back for the next game," External link

afp-en Saturday, January 18, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We live in the days of social media and a panic button being pressed too early. It's very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it's very difficult to leave someone like that out," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 18, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rohit Sharma ) : “I asked Rohit briefly just now,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 18, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We live in the days of social media and a panic button being pressed too early. It’s very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it’s very difficult to leave someone like that out,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 18, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Batting at No 5 and batting like that for the team, this is probably the best he’s played at international level. That knocked showed maturity and class,” External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, January 18, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Shikhar Dhawan ) : "Back to No 3 was good for the team so I'm happy from that point of view that it helped the team. In ODI cricket, Shikhar has been one of our most consistent performers. I am very happy that he scored runs as well. It always augurs well when he and Rohit score runs," External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, January 18, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It’s very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it’s very difficult to leave someone like that out. Batting at No. 5 and batting like that for the team, this is probably the best he’s played at international level. That knocked showed maturity and class,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "You saw how he batted today. This is probably the best he's played at international level. The knock showed maturity and class," External link

thenational Saturday, January 18, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We live in the days of social media and the panic button was pressed too early,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 18, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It’s important to not leave someone like KL out. You saw how he batted today. This is probably the best he’s played at the international level. The knock showed maturity and class, and we know exactly what we’re doing in the dressing room,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 18, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “When you are playing well, it seeps through into your other skills as well. KL keeping like that certainly gives us another option to think about. He is becoming a multi-dimensional player, and it’s great when players step up like this,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 18, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Shikhar Dhawan ) : “In ODI cricket, Shikhar has been one of our most consistent performers. I’m very happy that he scored runs. It always augurs well when he and Rohit score runs,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 18, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rohit Sharma ) : “It augurs well when the two openers are so good together. Rohit’s left shoulder has popped out of few times, and he should be good to go in the next game. I asked the bowlers what they wanted to do and they said this was the time to execute the yorkers. All three of them were really good with the yorkers, particularly Shami who changed everything in that over” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 18, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It’s very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it’s very difficult to leave someone like that out. Batting at No. 5 and batting like that for the team, this is probably the best he’s played at international level. That knocked showed maturity and class,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, January 18, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “You saw how he batted today. This is probably the best he’s played at international level. The knock showed maturity and class,” External link

arabnews Saturday, January 18, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We live in the days of social media and the panic button was pressed too early," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 17, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's important to not leave someone like KL out. You saw how he batted today. This is probably the best he's played at the international level. The knock showed maturity and class, and we know exactly what we're doing in the dressing room," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 17, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "When you are playing well, it seeps through into your other skills as well. KL keeping like that certainly gives us another option to think about. He is becoming a multi-dimensional player, and it's really great when players step up like this," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 17, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "In ODI cricket, Shikhar has been one of our most consistent performers. I'm very happy that he scored runs. It always augurs well when he and Rohit score runs," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 17, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It’s very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it’s very difficult to leave someone like that out. Batting at No. 5 and batting like that for the team, this is probably the best he’s played at international level. That knocked showed maturity and class,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 17, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it's very difficult to leave someone like that out. Batting at No 5 and batting like that for the team, this is probably the best he's played at international level. That knocked showed maturity and class," External link

firstpost Friday, January 17, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “When you see how KL was batting today, it's very difficult to leave someone like that out. Batting at No. 5 and batting like that for the team, this is probably the best he's played at international level,” External link

news18 Friday, January 17, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Rohit Sharma ) : “Rohit’s left shoulder has popped out of few times, and he should be good to go in the next game,” External link

india Friday, January 17, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It's very important to figure out the best team you can put on the park and when you see how KL was batting today, it's very difficult to leave someone like that out. Batting at No. 5 and batting like that for the team, this is probably the best he's played at international level. That knocked showed maturity and class," External link

business-standard Friday, January 17, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “I’m surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things,” External link

thenewage Friday, January 17, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “I’m surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things,” External link

mg Friday, January 17, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He is one of the greats of the game and India is proud to have MS Dhoni over a period of time. If you even sit down and take a note of what he has done, you say, 'Wow, MS Dhoni'," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We’ve had this discussion many times in the past. Because of the way K.L. (Rahul) has been batting, we have tried to fit him in the batting line-up,” “Having said that, I don’t think it’s quite gone our way whenever I’ve batted No. 4 so we’ll probably have to rethink about that one” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things," External link

news18 Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Just because there are so many Indian fans here, I don't want them to set a bad example. He didn't do anything to be booed in my opinion. I felt for him and told him sorry on behalf of the crowd. In my opinion that's not acceptable," External link

news18 Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “He was probably one bowler, who had more belief than others (on the 2019 tour) I felt,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:48:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is part of camaraderie that sportsmen must have with each other. That moment was purely understanding an individual's situation" External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:48:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli says : "Intimidate the opposition, definitely try and have an upper hand but in a matter that is not targeting someone emotionally. That is not acceptable at any level and people should be wary of that," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:48:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli admitted : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things," External link

theage Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “I´m surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things,” External link

pakobserver Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “Because of the way KL has been batting, we have tried to fit him in the batting line-up,” External link

dailytimesPK Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is part of camaraderie that sportsmen must have with each other," "That moment was purely understanding an individual's situation. I don't think a guy who is coming out of a situation like that needs to be taken advantage of," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We were totally outplayed in all departments. It's a strong Australian team, if you don't play well, they could hurt you. We saw that with the bat in hand. We didn't get enough runs. I thought we were too respectful at certain phases and it cost us. Can't do that against a team like Australia," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, January 15, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He was probably one bowler, who had more belief than others (on the 2019 tour) I felt," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, January 15, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things," External link

irishsun Wednesday, January 15, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “I’m surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, January 15, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Sometimes we are too judgemental of someone in their early years and that’s exactly what I don’t want the younger players in the team to face. Everyone should be given space to realise themselves and who they are,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, January 15, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli recalled : “For me, the moment that will always be very dear to me or special is the day that I got selected in the Indian team. I was at home with my mother, watching news, I was getting no information from anywhere and as my name flashed I had no idea what to do,” External link

india Wednesday, January 15, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli recalled : "For me, the moment that will always be very dear to me or special is the day that I got selected in the Indian team. I was at home with my mother, watching the news, I was getting no information from anywhere and as my name flashed I had no idea what to do," External link

firstpost Wednesday, January 15, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is part of camaraderie that sportsmen must have with each other," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, January 15, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things. It is part of camaraderie that sportsmen must have with each other. That moment was purely understanding an individual's situation. I don't think a guy who is coming out of a situation like that needs to be taken advantage of. You can sledge, can have banter on the field, you say things to the opposition in wanting to beat them. But booing someone is not in the spirit of any sport, I don't endorse it," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “I’m surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things,” “It is part of camaraderie that sportsmen must have with each other. That moment was purely understanding an individual’s situation. I don’t think a guy who is coming out of a situation like that needs to be taken advantage of. You can sledge, can have banter on the field, you say things to the opposition in wanting to beat them. But booing someone is not in the spirit of any sport, I don’t endorse it” External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things," External link

afp-en Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It is part of camaraderie that sportsmen must have with each other,” “That moment was purely understanding an individual’s situation. I don’t think a guy who is coming out of a situation like that needs to be taken advantage of. You can sledge, can have have banter on the field, you say things to the opposition in wanting to beat them. But booing someone is not in the spirit of any sport, I don’t endorse it” External link

expressindia Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "Because of the way KL has been batting, we have tried to fit him in the batting line-up," External link

tribune Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "All in all it's about giving some guys opportunities and you'll never know if this works or not if you don't try," "It's very easy to just go with one template and just follow it non-stop. I think people need to relax and not panic with one game, I'm allowed to experiment a little bit and fail as well at times. You lose games here and there but today was one of the days where it didn't come off" External link

tribune Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "We've had this discussion many times in the past," External link

srilankasource Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “I´m surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things,” External link

dailytimesPK Wednesday, January 15, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “We're pretty excited for it,” External link

forbes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here, we were pretty happy with how it went," External link

forbes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is part of camaraderie that sportsmen must have with each other," "That moment was purely understanding an individual's situation. I don't think a guy who is coming out of a situation like that needs to be taken advantage of," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 15, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things," External link

afp-english Wednesday, January 15, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm surprised that I have got it, after many years of being under the scanner for the wrong things," External link

afp-en Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli told : "Because of the way KL has been batting, we have tried to fit him in the batting line-up," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, January 15, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "All in all it's about giving some guys opportunities and you'll never know if this works or not if you don't try," "It's very easy to just go with one template and just follow it non-stop. I think people need to relax and not panic with one game, I'm allowed to experiment a little bit and fail as well at times. You lose games here and there but today was one of the days where it didn't come off" External link

thepeninsulaqatar Wednesday, January 15, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli observed : "I've played with him, played against him a lot. He is a very skilful bowler. And he has changed his action now. Looks like he's back to swinging the ball like he used to, and that makes him a lethal bowler all-over again. He gets to swing the ball in like that with the new ball and then tail it away with the old ball because he has got his action in a linear fashion. Anyone who has pace, once they find their length, they can adjust anywhere," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 15, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It’s another challenge to bounce back from here. (On T20 plans) International cricket is always priceless. Experience in any format helps you in other formats. It’s about being out there and playing good international cricket. It’s an opportunity for these young middle order players to stand up to outstanding bowlers and play a match-winning knock. (On batting at 4) We’ve had this discussion in the past. Because of the way KL has batted, we have tried to have him bat up in the lineup. We might have to think about this. Every now and then, it’s about putting people up there and testing them. People need to relax and not panic. Today was one of the days it didn’t come off,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He was probably one bowler, who had more belief than others [in the 2019 tour] I felt," External link

watoday Wednesday, January 15, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He was probably one bowler, who had more belief than others (in the 2019 tour) I felt," External link

newshub Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We probably have to rethink about that one. People need to relax and not panic," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, January 14, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It’s a very strong Australian team, and if you don’t play well enough, they will hurt you,” “In phases, we were too respectful against their bowlers, and didn’t take the game by the scruff of the neck. It’s another challenge to bounce back from here” External link

citizen Tuesday, January 14, 2020 10:11:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We’ve had this discussion many times in the past as well, due to the way KL has been batting. We’ve tried to fit him into the team. Having said that, it hasn’t gone our way when I have batted at no.4, we might have to rethink about this. So we have to see how it goes,” “At the same time, it’s about giving opportunities to the other guys. People need not panic for just this one game. I think I am allowed to experiment a bit” External link

dnaindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It’s a strong Australian team, if you don’t play well, they could hurt you. We saw that with the bat in hand. We didn’t get enough runs. I thought we were too respectful at certain phases and it cost us. Can’t do that against a team like Australia. This is a chance for the team to bounce back but as I said, credit to Australia today,” External link

india Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It’s a very strong Australian team, and if you don’t play well enough, they will hurt you,” “In phases, we were too respectful against their bowlers, and didn’t take the game by the scruff of the neck. It’s another challenge to bounce back from here” External link

zbc Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli explained : "We've had this discussion many times in the past as well, because of the way KL has been batting, we've tried to fit him into the team," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We’ve had this discussion many times in the past as well, due to the way KL has been batting. We’ve tried to fit him into the team. Having said that, it hasn’t gone our way when I have batted at no.4, we might have to rethink about this. So we have to see how it goes,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We’ve had this discussion many times in the past as well, due to the way KL has been batting. We’ve tried to fit him into the team. Having said that, it hasn’t gone our way when I have batted at no.4, we might have to rethink about this. So we have to see how it goes” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We were totally outplayed in all departments. It’s a strong Australian team, if you don’t play well, they could hurt you. We saw that with the bat in hand. We didn’t get enough runs. I thought we were too respectful at certain phases and it cost us. Can’t do that against a team like Australia” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “At home, I don’t think any other team has else challenged so much. The last time they came here, they won the series and that too after losing the first two games. We know against Australia we have to be on top of our game. It is a challenge everytime you play them, whether it is in Australia or at home. Quality sides will challenge you everywhere. We are very excited to take on a side like Australia,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “We played the day-night test here (in India), we are pretty happy with how it went,” External link

stabroeknews Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “When you are playing against Australia, you don’t really think about relevance of the series, it’s about playing against the best,” External link

stabroeknews Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "According to me he's (Bumrah) the most skilful bowler in the world in any format of the game. To play against him, he brings match intensity in the nets. He's not shy of hitting us on the head or targeting our ribs every now and then," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "Bumrah has been playing for the team for last four years and this is probably the second time I have ever got out (in) the net, hitting a few against him and not getting out. One was Adelaide before the Test in 2018 and one was today. I'm glad that was the last ball of my net session, because he ran back to his mark, but I got out of the nets," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Mitchell Starc ) : "It is going to be a great challenge for them to face someone like Mitchell. He is a very skillful bowler. Looks like he's back to swinging the ball like he used to, and that makes him a lethal bowler again," "Anyone who has pace, once they find their length they can adjust anywhere, so pace is always going to be an advantage," External link

news18 Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “We’re ready and up for the challenge – whether it’s Gabba, Perth…it doesn’t matter to us, we have the skill sets as a team now to compete against anyone in the world, anywhere, in any format of the game, Whether it’s white ball, red ball or pink ball, we’re ready to play anything,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “There might be a possibility that all three will play,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “I don’t think that not having played in India [recently] will be much of a factor for him, because he’s played a lot over here,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli added : “He is a very skillful bowler and he’s changed his action now, which we saw him getting more swing. Looks like he’s back to swinging the ball like he used to, and that makes him a lethal bowler all over again,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “We’re ready and up for the challenge - whether it’s Gabba, Perth... it doesn’t matter to us. It’s become a very exciting feature of any Test series and we’re open to playing day-night Tests,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Big possibility. I would be very happy to do so. Look I am not possessive about where I play. I am not insecure about where I bat," External link

firstpost Tuesday, January 14, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We're ready and up for the challenge - whether it's Gabba, Perth... it doesn't matter to us. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series and we're open to playing day-night Tests," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli asserted ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here, we were pretty happy with how it went. We have the skill-sets as a team now to compete against anyone in the world, anywhere, in any format of the game, whether it's white ball, red ball or pink ball, we're ready to play anything," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "So these are times when you need to be aware. It is very easy to get into a personal zone, saying I need to get runs and when I score, I feel good about everything. It is not like that, it does not work like that" "The vision has to be always on the larger picture and figure out how can you make these guys confident. If at all someone has to take responsibility, it should be me and give the other guys opportunities as well," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "They are a stronger side than the one that came to India last time, but they still won the series. In the series before that, they played a full strength side but we won the series," "You can have the most experienced and the most skilled players in your squad but if you don't play well as a team in that series, you won't win. That's what happened to us last time and when we went to Australia, it's what happened to them," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "We, along with Australia, are probably the top two sides, as far as balance is concerned. Whether it's relevant or irrelevant that's for people to decide. But we as a team are excited to play Australia, in our conditions, to test ourselves against the best," "But in the year of the World Cup, as many games we play, it is going to benefit us, especially white-ball cricket. From that point of view, we are looking forward to play this series," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "According to me he's (Bumrah) the most skilful bowler in the world in any format of the game. To play against him, he brings match intensity in the nets. He's not shy of hitting us on the head or targeting our ribs every now and then," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He's a proper, proper bowler and it's always nice to play against the best in the nets. I challenge myself to play well against him, not every day do you get to hit boundaries off Jasprit in the nets," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Mitchell Starc ) : "It is going to be a great challenge for them to face someone like Mitchell. He is a very skilful bowler. Looks like he's back to swinging the ball like he used to, and that makes him a lethal bowler again," "Anyone who has pace, once they find their length they can adjust anywhere, so pace is always going to be an advantage" External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "According to me he's (Bumrah) the most skilful bowler in the world in any format of the game. To play against him, he brings match intensity in the nets. He's not shy of hitting us on the head or targeting our ribs every now and then," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 13, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He's a proper, proper bowler and it's always nice to play against the best in the nets. I challenge myself to play well against him, not every day do you get to hit boundaries off Jasprit in the nets," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 13, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Mitchell Starc ) : "It is going to be a great challenge for them to face someone like Mitchell. He is a very skilful bowler. Looks like he's back to swinging the ball like he used to, and that makes him a lethal bowler again," "Anyone who has pace, once they find their length they can adjust anywhere, so pace is always going to be an advantage" External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 13, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "Look we played the day-night Test here, we were pretty happy with how it went and it has become a very exciting feature of any Test series and we are absolutely up to playing day-night Tests," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 13, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli added : "We are absolutely up for the challenge and whether its Gabba, Perth doesn't matter to us. We do have the skillsets now to compete against anyone in the world anywhere in any format of the game," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 13, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Look, a guy in form is always good for the team...You obviously want to have the best players available and then choose from what the combination should be for the team. There might be a possibility that all three (Rohit, Shikhar and Rahul) might play. It will be interesting to see what balance we want to take in on the field," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 13, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We're ready and up for the challenge - whether it's Gabba, Perth... it doesn't matter to us. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series and we're open to playing day-night Tests," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “Well, Bumrah is playing with the team since last four years now, and this is probably the second time I have ever got out in the net, hitting a few against him and not getting out. I’m glad that was the last ball of my net session because he ran back to his mark, but I got out. It’s fun sort of competition, he’s according to me the most skillful bowler and to play against him, he brings match intensity at the nets,” “I can assure you that, he’s not shy on hitting us in the head or targeting our ribs every now and then,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “Look we played the day-night Test here, we were pretty happy with how it went and it has become a very exciting feature of any Test series and we are absolutely up to playing day-night Tests,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli added : “We are absolutely up for the challenge and whether its Gabba, Perth doesn’t matter to us. We do have the skillsets now to compete against anyone in the world anywhere in any format of the game,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli explained : “Look, a guy in form is always good for the team…You obviously want to have the best players available and then choose from what the combination should be for the team. There might be a possibility that all three (Rohit, Shikhar and Rahul) might play. It will be interesting to see what balance we want to take in on the field,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here and were pretty happy with how it went. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series, so we are absolutely open to play a day-night Test," External link

myanmarnews Monday, January 13, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is always 3-2, 2-1 kind of series," External link

myanmarnews Monday, January 13, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "As players we are excited to play a full strength Australia in our conditions, also to test ourselves against the best," "In the year of the World Cup as many games as we play together as a team, it's going to benefit us, especially the white-ball cricket" External link

myanmarnews Monday, January 13, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli pointed out : “Look, a guy in form is always good for the team. …You obviously want to have the best players available and then chose from what the combination should be for the team. There might be a possibility that all three (Rohit, Shikhar and Rahul) might play. It will be interesting to see what balance we want to take in on the field,” “Being the captain of the team, it is my job to make sure that the next lot is also ready. A lot of the other people might not look at it that way, but your job as a captain is not only to look after the team right now, but also to prepare a team that you leave behind when you eventually pass it onto someone else” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here (in India), we are pretty happy with how it went and it has become a very exciting feature of any Test series. So, we are definitely open to playing a day-night Test. We are ready and up for the challenge. Whether it is Perth or Gabba, it does not matter to us," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli added ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "Any kind of one-day cricket now in the year of T20 World Cup and Test Championship going on, it is an opportunity for the teams to put themselves in uncomfortable positions with the ball in conditions where there is dew. In the T20 series as well (against Sri Lanka), we wanted to put ourselves in situations that we want to improve on," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “Look we played the day-night Test here, we were pretty happy with how it went and it has become a very exciting feature of any Test series and we are absolutely up to playing day-night Tests,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli added : “We are absolutely up for the challenge and whether its Gabba, Perth doesn’t matter to us. We do have the skillsets now to compete against anyone in the world anywhere in any format of the game,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It’s a big possibility. I would be very happy to do so. Look I am not possessive about where I play. I am not insecure about where I bat,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here and were pretty happy with how it went. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series, so we are absolutely open to play a day-night Test," External link

irishsun Monday, January 13, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is always 3-2, 2-1 kind of series," External link

irishsun Monday, January 13, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "As players we are excited to play a full strength Australia in our conditions, also to test ourselves against the best," "In the year of the World Cup as many games as we play together as a team, it's going to benefit us, especially the white-ball cricket" External link

irishsun Monday, January 13, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “We played the day-night Test here [in India], we are pretty happy with how it went,” External link

businessday Monday, January 13, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “When you are playing against Australia, you don’t really think about relevance of the series, it’s about playing against the best,” External link

businessday Monday, January 13, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here and were pretty happy with how it went. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series, so we are absolutely open to play a day-night Test," External link

dhakatribune Monday, January 13, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here and were pretty happy with how it went. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series, so we are absolutely open to play a day-night Test," External link

dhakatribune Monday, January 13, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is always 3-2, 2-1 kind of series," External link

dhakatribune Monday, January 13, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "As players we are excited to play a full strength Australia in our conditions, also to test ourselves against the best," "In the year of the World Cup as many games as we play together as a team, it's going to benefit us, especially the white-ball cricket" External link

dhakatribune Monday, January 13, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “We played the day-night Test here and were pretty happy with how it went. It’s become a very exciting feature of any Test series, so we are absolutely open to play a day-night Test,” External link

zbc Monday, January 13, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It is always 3-2, 2-1 kind of series,” External link

zbc Monday, January 13, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “As players we are excited to play a full strength Australia in our conditions, also to test ourselves against the best,” “In the year of the World Cup as many games as we play together as a team, it’s going to benefit us, especially the white-ball cricket” External link

zbc Monday, January 13, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "All guys in form is a good thing. We will figure out what combination we want to go in with and there is a possibility that all three might play. It will be interesting to see what balance we want to take in on the field. I do not at all support people comparing players within the team," External link

srilankasource Monday, January 13, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "They are a stronger side than the side that came last time to India but still won the series. You can have the most experienced or most skilled players but if you do not play well as a team in that series, you will not win which happened with us last time and when we went to Australia similar thing happened with them," "This shows how competitive the series is between the two teams and it is never a dominating series. It is always 2-3 or 2-1 that kind of series. It is going to be exciting, it is a short series and five-match series would have been more exciting," External link

srilankasource Monday, January 13, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It is always 3-2, 2-1 kind of series,” External link

thenational Monday, January 13, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “As players we are excited to play a full strength Australia in our conditions, also to test ourselves against the best,” “In the year of the World Cup as many games as we play together as a team, it’s going to benefit us, especially the white-ball cricket” External link

thenational Monday, January 13, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “Look, a guy in form is always good for the team. You obviously want to have the best players available and then chose from what the combination should be for the team. There might be a possibility that all three (Rohit, Shikhar and Rahul) might play,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 13, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “It will be interesting to see what balance we want to take in on the field,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 13, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “According to me he’s (Bumrah) the most skilful bowler in the world in any format of the game. To play against him, he brings match intensity in the nets. He’s not shy of hitting us on the head or targeting our ribs every now and then,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “He’s a proper, proper bowler and it’s always nice to play against the best in the nets. I challenge myself to play well against him, not every day do you get to hit boundaries off Jasprit in the nets,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “Bumrah has been playing for the team for last four years and this is probably the second time I have ever got out (in) the net, hitting a few against him and not getting out. One was Adelaide before the Test in 2018 and one was today. I’m glad that was the last ball of my net session, because he ran back to his mark, but I got out of the nets,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Mitchell Starc ) : “It is going to be a great challenge for them to face someone like Mitchell. He is a very skilful bowler. Looks like he’s back to swinging the ball like he used to, and that makes him a lethal bowler again,” “Anyone who has pace, once they find their length they can adjust anywhere, so pace is always going to be an advantage” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “We played the day & night test here (India), we are happy with how it went. It has become a very exciting feature of any Test series, we are open to playing day-night tests. We are ready for the challenge,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : “India-Australia, it’s not a totally new thing that we’re going to experience (for) either side. The teams know each other so well, we played each other so much, and the competition has always been good. Having won last year, that gives us a lot more confidence going back,” External link

india Monday, January 13, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “We are absolutely up for the challenge and whether its Gabba, Perth doesn’t matter to us. We do have the skillsets now to compete against anyone in the world anywhere in any format of the game,” External link

dnaindia Monday, January 13, 2020 3:43:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli explained : “Look, a guy in form is always good for the teamYou obviously want to have the best players available and then choose from what the combination should be for the team. There might be a possibility that all three (Rohit, Shikhar and Rahul) might play. It will be interesting to see what balance we want to take in on the field,” External link

dnaindia Monday, January 13, 2020 3:43:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here and were pretty happy with how it went. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series, so we are absolutely open to play a day-night Test," External link

emirates247 Monday, January 13, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is always 3-2, 2-1 kind of series," External link

emirates247 Monday, January 13, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "As players we are excited to play a full strength Australia in our conditions, also to test ourselves against the best," "In the year of the World Cup as many games as we play together as a team, it's going to benefit us, especially the white-ball cricket" External link

emirates247 Monday, January 13, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We're ready and up for the challenge - whether it's Gabba, Perth... it doesn't matter to us. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series and we're open to playing day-night Tests," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli asserted ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here, we were pretty happy with how it went. We have the skill-sets as a team now to compete against anyone in the world, anywhere, in any format of the game, whether it's white ball, red ball or pink ball, we're ready to play anything," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm sure it's going to be amazing for people to watch because the series will be right up there with any of the best series we've seen in the past five-six years. We're pretty excited for it," External link

business-standard Monday, January 13, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "According to me he's (Bumrah) the most skillful bowler in the world in any format of the game. To play against him, he brings match intensity in the nets. He's not shy of hitting us on the head or targeting our ribs every now and then," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 13, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "He's a proper, proper bowler and it's always nice to play against the best in the nets. I challenge myself to play well against him, not every day do you get to hit boundaries off Jasprit in the nets," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 13, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is going to be a great challenge for them to face someone like Mitchell. He is a very skilful bowler. Looks like he's back to swinging the ball like he used to, and that makes him a lethal bowler again," "Anyone who has pace, once they find their length they can adjust anywhere, so pace is always going to be an advantage" External link

timesofindia Monday, January 13, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told : “They are a stronger side than the one that came to India last time, but they still won the series. In the series before that, they played a full strength side but we won the series,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 13, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We're ready and up for the challenge – whether it's Gabba, Perth... it doesn't matter to us. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series and we're open to playing day-night Tests," External link

firstpost Monday, January 13, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli asserted ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here, we were pretty happy with how it went. We have the skill-sets as a team now to compete against anyone in the world, anywhere, in any format of the game, whether it's white ball, red ball or pink ball, we're ready to play anything," External link

firstpost Monday, January 13, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "I'm sure it's going to be amazing for people to watch because the series will be right up there with any of the best series we've seen in the past five-six years. We're pretty excited for it," External link

firstpost Monday, January 13, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Well, Bumrah is playing with the team since last four years now, and this is probably the second time I have ever got out in the net, hitting a few against him and not getting out. I'm glad that was the last ball of my net session because he ran back to his mark, but I got out. It's fun sort of competition, he's according to me the most skillful bowler and to play against him, he brings match intensity at the nets," "I can assure you that, he's not shy on hitting us in the head or targeting our ribs every now and then," External link

dnaindia Monday, January 13, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli added : "We along with Australia are probably the top two sides in the world as far as balance is concerned, so whether it's relevant or irrelevant that's for people to decide, but as players we are excited to play Australia, a full-strength Australia in our conditions to test ourselves against the best," External link

dnaindia Monday, January 13, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "Look, a guy in form is always good for the team. You obviously want to have the best players available and then chose from what the combination should be for the team. There might be a possibility that all three (Rohit, Shikhar and Rahul) might play. It will be interesting to see what balance we want to take in on the field," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 13, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We played the day-night Test here and were pretty happy with how it went. It's become a very exciting feature of any Test series, so we are absolutely open to play a day-night Test," External link

yahoo-au Monday, January 13, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "It is always 3-2, 2-1 kind of series," External link

yahoo-au Monday, January 13, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli said : "As players we are excited to play a full strength Australia in our conditions, also to test ourselves against the best," "In the year of the World Cup as many games as we play together as a team, it's going to benefit us, especially the white-ball cricket" External link

yahoo-au Monday, January 13, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli explique : “Les rencontres entre nos équipes ont toujours été concurrentielles et les gens du monde entier s’y intéressent. Nous sommes très fiers de participer à ce match, mais une fois sur le terrain, nous nous concentrerons exclusivement à la mise en oeuvre de notre stratégie,” External link

courrierinternational Saturday, June 15, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Virat Kohli explique : “Les rencontres entre nos équipes ont toujours été concurrentielles et les gens du monde entier s’y intéressent. Nous sommes très fiers de participer à ce match, mais une fois sur le terrain, nous nous concentrerons exclusivement à la mise en oeuvre de notre stratégie,” External link

courrierinternational Friday, June 14, 2019 8:33:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
captain87.79%EN12/12/201712/12/2017
cricketer5.23%EN12/12/201712/12/2017
team captain1.55%EN12/07/201707/12/2017
indian team captain0.04%EN12/07/201707/12/2017
home captain2.54%EN10/23/201723/10/2017
coach0.16%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
deputy0.24%EN10/01/201701/10/2017
smith0.08%EN09/10/201710/09/2017
captain of india0.12%EN08/24/201724/08/2017
chief0.08%EN08/15/201715/08/2017
player0.20%EN05/31/201731/05/2017
star0.99%EN04/05/201705/04/2017
star cricketer0.40%EN02/16/201716/02/2017
teammate0.20%EN01/11/201711/01/2017
successor0.04%EN01/08/201708/01/2017
actor0.08%EN12/23/201623/12/2016
afp indian captain0.04%EN12/11/201611/12/2016
afp indian cricketer0.04%EN12/11/201611/12/2016
cook0.04%EN11/08/201608/11/2016
younger teammate0.08%EN10/16/201616/10/2016
scorer0.08%EN05/27/201627/05/2016
Names Lang Count
Virat KohliEN99.80%
VIRAT KOHLIEN0.13%
Virat KohliPT0.03%
Virat KohliSA0.02%
Virat KohliAF0.01%


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Ravi Shastri said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “It showed courage and as Virat used the word brave, it showed we are unafraid to play brave cricket and with intent,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Michael Vaughan said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Disagree ... Virat is the best all round ... !!” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Michael Vaughan said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Disagree ... Virat is the best all round ... !!” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 20, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Adam Zampa said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "It's going to be an attacking approach. I think if you're on the back-foot and have a defensive mindset then that's when he (Kohli) can get on top of you. The most important thing playing in places like India against these guys is to have a little bit of character," External link

news18 Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Adam Zampa said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “We basically just find that Virat finds leg-spinners hard to line up early in his innings, to be honest. He’s such a great starter, even the other day he was 16 off 14 or whatever it was; how much energy he brought to the crease, his running between the wickets, some of the cover drives he played off the quicks,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Adam Zampa said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "It's going to be an attacking approach. I think if you're on the back-foot and have a defensive mindset then that's when he (Kohli) can get on top of you. The most important thing playing in places like India against these guys is to have a little bit of character," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 16, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Adam Zampa told ( about Virat Kohli ) : "Virat finds leg-spinners difficult to line-up during the start of his innings. He is a great starter, he was 16 of 18 in the first match, I think it is important to have a game plan against him. I have got him out four times in the last year or so, it is great having confidence against him," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 16, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Adam Zampa said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “He (Kohli) is a very hard guy to bowl to,” External link

india Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Adam Zampa told ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Virat finds leg-spinners difficult to line-up during the start of his innings. He is a great starter, he was 16 of 18 in the first match, I think it is important to have a game plan against him. I have got him out four times in the last year or so, it is great having confidence against him,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, January 16, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Shoaib Akhtar said ( about Virat Kohli ) : "It is a very embarrassing loss for India. India needs to go back on the desk to think about it. Kohli cannot come in the 28th over, period. Kohli needs to come earlier in this. Humiliating defeat for India and really sad to see that India was smashed and hammered by Australia," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Matthew Hayden said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “You’ve got someone like Virat Kohli that has played 230-odd one-day matches and 180 of those have been at No. 3 and he has scored almost 10,000 runs at that particular position” External link

dnaindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Matthew Hayden said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “You’ve got someone like Virat Kohli that has played 230-odd one-day matches and 180 of those have been at No.3 and he has scored almost 10,000 runs at that particular position” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Mohammad Nabi added ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Look, India has been playing so many matches. World’s all teams want to play against India. Whereas, our team has limited opportunities to play against all teams at regular intervals and this will enable Kohli to surpass the record soon” External link

pakobserver Tuesday, January 14, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Matthew Hayden said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “You’ve got someone like Virat Kohli that has played 230-odd one-day matches and 180 of those have been at No.3 and he has scored almost 10,000 runs at that particular position” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 2:31:00 PM EAT

Matthew Hayden said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “You’ve got someone like Virat Kohli that has played 230-odd one-day matches and 180 of those have been at No.3 and he has scored almost 10,000 runs at that particular position” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Michael Slater said ( about Virat Kohli ) : “I love Virat, he is favourite cricketer in the world. He leads not just this team, but he leads India. His eyes are always expressive and what he gets from his teammates is just high standards. This lifts the side and makes it extremely difficult for touring sides coming here,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT