IND vs ENG: Both Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni have efficiently led India in 21 video games at house.© AFP
Virat Kohli is barely a win away from surpassing MS Dhoni’s tally of most Test victories by an Indian captain at house, however for Kohli the document means nothing in entrance of the camaraderie he shares with Dhoni. Both Dhoni and Kohli have efficiently led India in 21 video games at house and Kohli can have an opportunity to overhaul the previous skipper within the pink-ball Test in opposition to England which will get underway from Wednesday.
“That record (surpassing Dhoni in captaincy) means nothing to me. Records are looked at from an individual point of view and we don’t play sport for those records,” mentioned Kohli on the eve of the third Test.
The Indian skipper identified how he had by no means centered on private milestones. Kohli needs the identical from the one who would subsequent captain India sooner or later.
“Be it individual’s record as a batsman or number of wins as captains, it is a responsibility given to me and I’m trying to do my best. This has always been the case and will remain the same, as long as I play the game. These are fickle things which look great from the outside compared to individuals but it doesn’t matter to me,” mentioned Kohli.
“We (Kohli and Dhoni) share a great camaraderie, and mutual respect is something you hold really closely to your heart and I understand the importance and significance of that. I have a responsibility to keep Team India on top, and the same applies to someone who takes over after me,” he added.
The four-match sequence between India and England is at the moment tied at 1-1. The two groups will now face off within the third day-night Test on the Motera Stadium, beginning Wednesday.
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