Times of India – NEW DELHI: A tough tour of England four years ago made Virat Kohli panicky while preparing for the upcoming series but former India captain Sourav Ganguly is happy that the star cricketer did not end up playing county cricket in his eagerness to be well-prepared.

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  • NEW DELHI: A tough tour of England four years ago made Virat Kohli panicky while preparing for the upcoming series but former India captain Sourav Ganguly is happy that the star cricketer did not end up playing county cricket in his eagerness to be well-prepared.
  • I am happy that he did not play county cricket before the England series.
  • Ganguly thinks both the Indian captain and the team will do well in the five Test series.
  • It will be a closely contested series,” he reckoned.Expressing his concerns on the health of the game, Ganguly said he was ‘scared’ after England amassed 481 runs in an ODI against Australia at Nottingham on June 19.
  • Ganguly fully concurred with Tendulkar, saying bowling with two new balls take reverse swing out of the equation.


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