After Sri Lanka series win, Kohli aims for Test glory against Aussies
After leading India to an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series against Sri Lanka, India's stand-in skipper keen to continue his good showing
Kolkata: After leading India to an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series against Sri Lanka, India's stand-in skipper Virat Kohli is keen to continue his good showing when he will lead India for the first time in a Test match next month against Australia at Brisbane.
Kohli will lead the Indian team in absence of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who is nursing a 'hairline' crack to his right thumb.
"I'm really excited to lead in Australia. I've some plans in mind. The focus will be to win the Test and not just focus on individual goals.
"Someone scoring 30 good runs in the end might be decisive so there's no criteria for a batsman to score five hundreds or six hundreds or more.
The target will be how to win Test matches, how to play session by session, how to target each bowler. That is something I would look to bring into play as a captain," Kohli said yesterday.