Virat Kohli Factor Weighs In Close To Australia Tour
Cricket Today|November 27, 2020
Virat Kohli’s availability was always going to be a question mark as if it was expected that he would apply for paternity leave...
Sreelata S. Yellamrazu

As the reality hits home of playing under pandemic conditions and under biosecure environments, as India head into the all important tour of Australia, the issue surrounding the Indian captain begins to have a telling effect.

The mind games have already begun in that the presence of Steve Smith is already being played up as a factor that could severely dent India’s ability to repeat their performance from the last tour, beating Australia in Australia. As a countermeasure, Virat Kohli’s prolific performances would be the perfect foil for India. However, with Kohli expected to leave on paternity leave, there are problems for team India that needs to be addressed.

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