Ind vs Aus: Let's see how aggressive Kohli is as captain, says Warner

Jan 05, 2015, 08:35 IST | PTI

Sydney: Australian mind games targeting India's new Test captain Virat Kohli continued yesterday with opener David Warner saying that it would be interesting to see how "fiery" the batsman would be when he leads the side out in the fourth and final cricket Test starting here tomorrow.

David Warner
David Warner 

"I'd like to see him, if he'll come out with the same aggression as last Test, if he will do it as captain," Warner said. "MS (Dhoni) thinks a lot about the game, he's very knowledgeable, He knows how to go about getting each individual out. You can see the plans and you know what they're going to bring to the table. In that way he's a very, very smart captain," Warner said in praise of Dhoni.

The opener said it remains to be seen what Kohli brings to the table. "The way Kohli is and goes about the game, he's a fiery character but he goes out there and plays with his heart on his sleeve," Warner said.

Pleading guilty
Speaking about the charged up atmosphere in which the series is being played, Warner said no player should cross the line even but admitted that he himself had been guilty of it.

"I wouldn't say crossing the line, but I've been guilty of it sometimes in the past. Just the way we celebrate wickets, not just the Indian team, we do it as well. Sometimes we've all got to be careful not to get overexcited and get in the batsman's face," he said.

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