Amid rivalry between KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan for the opener area, Indian captain Virat Kohli made a decision to bat at number 4 himself, providing both batsmen someplace in the 1st ODI against Australia. However, this research had not been effective. Kohli, whom emerged in at quantity four, scored 16 works and became the sufferer of spinner Adam Jampa.
After the match, the captain himself stated that he’s unhappy together with his choice. <! –
But today issue is whether Kohli will have fun with the exact same quantity when you look at the 2nd match is held in Rajkot or will he secure at their old number 3. Dhawan has actually taken care of immediately this.
After Mumbai ODI, Dhawan said, 'i believe it's the captain's option where he really wants to play. He has been doing really at number-3 that can consider playing once again at number-3.
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On playing at number-4, Kohli said, 'We have discussed this before. The way Rahul was batting, we believed that he should play above. It is a matter of taking and testing the people. People should be diligent, to not stress. Today had not been our time.