India will be locking horns with England today in the 1st ODI at 5:00. And as you might be aware, before the match players can be seen warming up.
Virat Kohli who was injured gave air to the speculations that he might not play in today cricket match due to his injury.
Although when Kohli’s place in the team was being questioned by the fans and earlier legends owing to his poor performance, Indian skipper Rohit Sharma took his side.
He said “There will always be ups and downs in a cricketer’s form but a player’s quality will never fade away.”
He further added “We should always keep this in mind that there is a quality in certain players and we as a team back that quality.”
He also said “When someone is scoring consistently for so long, we can’t overlook his contribution if he is not scoring in one or two series or in one or two years. We know the importance of Virat Kohli. The experts have got all the right to talk about it but for us these things don’t matter,”
After this statement it looked like that Kohli will be a part of today’s team but after witnessing the whole team warming up except Virat Kohli it looks like he won’t play a cricket match today.
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Indian skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bowl first as the ball is expected to come nicely with extra bounce owing to the pitch.