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Virat Kohli had scored 466 runs in 15 matches of the IPL at an average of 42.36.
Virat Kohli will play only the first match in the four-Test series against Australia. He would then return to India on Paternity Leave. The first Test will be played Day Night in Adelaide. There will be three ODIs and three T20 matches before the Test. Australia coach Justin Langer has said that Kohli’s absence from three Tests will have an impact on Team India. Kohli is India’s best batsman. If the better players of any team do not play, then it affects the team. ”
Langer told reporters through video conferencing, “He is the best player and I have not seen a better batsman in my career than him. Kohli’s not only batting is better. Rather, he has great passion and passion for the game. He is always seen on the ground with full fervor. ”
Honor of Kohli’s decision
He went on to say, “The question that we are happy with not playing?” So it is not so. We respect Kohli’s decision. Because they have decided not to play with childbirth. In such a situation, his absence will have an impact on the game of Team India. But we also know that we have lost the series to them on the last tour. India is a very good team. “
India defeated Australia 2–1 in the Test series in the previous round 2018-2019. Kohli had scored 282 runs in this series at an average of 40.28.
Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has said, “Virat’s lack of playing in the last three Tests out of a four-Test series has not diminished the importance of the series. But there are many better players in Team India.” He made Kohli one of the better batsmen in the world. It is disappointing not to bowl against them.