India Today – Virat Kohli batted himslef at No.3 in the India’s ODI batting line-up, but former skipper Sourav Ganguly feels KL Rahul should bat at that position and the current Indian captain should come down at four in the line-up.

Summary

  • Virat Kohli batted himslef at No.3 in the India’s ODI batting line-up, but former skipper Sourav Ganguly feels KL Rahul should bat at that position and the current Indian captain should come down at four in the line-up.
  • Ganguly advised Kohli to bat at crucial number four position to provide solidity to the India’s batting line-up in the three-match ODI series against England, which starts on Thursday.
  • Since the tour of Sri Lanka in July-August 2017, India have tried as many as six different batsmen – Rahul, Kedar Jadhav, Manish Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik and Ajinkya Rahane – at the number four position but Ganguly feels Kohli is the best bet for the crucial slot.
  • The way India won (easily) in Bristol when chasing 200 (in a T20 game), they will fancy their chances against this English bowling line-up in the ODI series,” he said.
  • Ganguly rated India as one of the most talented batting units in the game at present.


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