Team India head coach Rahul Dravid said that he is not worried about Virat Kohli’s failure across formats. The 33-year-old has been struggling for runs due to which his presence in the team is being questioned.
Dravid lauded the former India captain for his work ethics and said that Kohli’s desire to achieve success hasn’t diminished.
Rahul said Virat looked in good form in India’s warm-up match against Leicestershire. During the warm-up game, Kohli accumulated 33 and 67.
“Virat is super fit and one of the most hard-working guys I have come across. He is hungry for success and runs and the way he prepares for a game is incredible. He was in good touch in the practice game. He is ticking all the right boxes, he is doing what he needs to do,” Dravid said.
Dravid said more than centuries we want match-winning contributions from the right-handed batter.
“As a player, he is in a good space. Scoring a century is not important as even a well compiled 70 would do if it comes in a winning cause. He batted well in South Africa,” he added.
“People only see hundreds as a success. But from a coach’s perspective, we want contributions from him, whether it’s a 50 or a 60,” Dravid added.