Former India head coach Greg Chappell has heaped reward on Virat Kohli, saying that the 32-year-old is ‘actually some of the influential gamers’ in the intervening time. Chappell, who coached India from 2005-07, had a slightly controversial stint with the nationwide aspect which concerned the highly-publicised tussle between him and the then skipper Sourav Ganguly.
Lauding the present Indian skipper, Chappell mentioned that Kohli’s love for Take a look at cricket augers properly for the normal format.
“I believe he’s actually among the finest gamers and some of the influential gamers in world cricket in the intervening time,” Chappel informed ‘Sydney Morning Herald’ based on PTI.
“He has sturdy views, he’s fairly pleased to talk these views, he’s fairly pleased to place himself on the market and again himself to again up his phrases. He loves Take a look at cricket and whereas he’s enjoying India will deal with Take a look at cricket with respect as a result of he has an enormous say in Indian cricket. That’s an excellent factor,” Chappell additional mentioned.
The 72-year-old Australian additional identified that Kohli’s curiosity to play Take a look at cricket will probably be useful for the Indian aspect. Kohli, who led India to their maiden Take a look at sequence win in Australia again in 2018-19, will play a key function within the upcoming four-Take a look at sequence Down Underneath. He, nevertheless, will fly dwelling after the primary Take a look at to be along with his spouse Anushka Sharma who’s anticipating their first little one.
(With PTI inputs)