Gulf News – Captain says legend Gavaskar’s compliment can only give team motivation and belief to keep getting betterBengaluru: India captain Virat Kohli reckons that they need to transform their good form at home when they travel abroad in order to be more successful.

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  • Captain says legend Gavaskar’s compliment can only give team motivation and belief to keep getting betterBengaluru: India captain Virat Kohli reckons that they need to transform their good form at home when they travel abroad in order to be more successful.
  • To be appreciated for our skills, obviously coming from an Indian cricket legend [Gavaskar], it feels good because he has seen a lot of Indian teams over the past few years.
  • “But for now, we are trying to be more consistent,” Kohli noted after conceding the first loss in the five-match One Day International (ODI) series against Australia.
  • Kohli was on the verge of creating an Indian record for the most consecutive wins (nine) but India failed to chase down the 335-run target set by the visitors.
  • “There are a few positives from the game but this pitch was such that one team had to bat better than the other,” Kohli added.Kohli also defended pacers Umesh Yadav and Mohammad Shami, who went for plenty of runs.


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