India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday lauded Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell’s courage to take a break from cricket because of mental health issues and said international players should be looked after.
Taking to Twitter, Kohli said: "Hello, I am Virat Kohli. Today I am speaking to you not as an India player, but as a citizen of the country. What I have seen in the last few days people moving in groups, not abiding by curfew rules, not following lockdown guidelines it shows that we are taking the fight very lightly. But this fight is not as easy as it looks or feels."
"I was asked who the best in the Indian cricket team is, so I choose Virat Kohli," Miandad said on his YouTube channel. "I don't have to say much, his performance itself tells a lot. People have to admit this as stats are visible.
Former captain Michael Clarke believes Australia went soft against India during the 2018-19 home series fearing sledging the likes of Virat Kohli would cost them lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) contracts.
He's proven it, day in and day out. You have to give credit to him for that. It's not easy to stay at the top of your game for so long. You got to put in your work, and the results are showing, says Chanderpaul.
She was reacting to claims by India cricket legend Farokh Engineer that all that the BCCI Selectors did during the World Cup in England earlier this year was fetch "cups of tea" for her.
Speaking on ‘Just kidding’ with Virat Kohli on Star Sports’ Cricket Connected show, Kohli said while games will still be competitive, that energy players feed off supporters in the ground will be lost.
Former Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf has termed current India captain Virat Kohli as a "great player" and the number one batter at the moment in the world.
Shehzad last played an international match in Pakistan’s T20I against Sri Lanka in Lahore. That was his first match for Pakistan in over two years and his last ODI and Test appearances came in 2017.
“Without even going into the question on whether the Indian team would travel without the likes of Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma among others, I would say will international travel be permissible? So, we all need to wait and watch how things unfold.