India captain Virat Kohli shares an ideal relation with head coach Ravi Shastri. Kohli and Shastri are sometimes seen praising one another at press conferences. After the World Cup last 12 months, wherein India had misplaced to New Zealand within the semifinal, Shastri’s time period because the coach was coming to an finish, and India had been taking a look at functions from the prospects. Kohli, himself, had come out and backed Shastri’s return to the place at a press convention, and some weeks later, Shastri was given one other time period.
Under coach Ravi Shastri and skipper Virat Kohli, the Indian cricket staff went on to attain some big successes through the years, the top of which was the Test collection win in Australia in 2018/19. India’s tempo bowling assault underneath the present regime can be thought to be probably the greatest all around the world in the mean time, which has hardly ever been the case prior to now.
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Speaking within the newest episode of Star Sports’ Cricket Connected chat present, former India pacer Ashish Nehra explains why Shastri and Kohli have discovered success collectively. “Ravi Shastri gives Virat Kohli his space, that he needs. Virat Kohli knows the type of person Ravi Shastri is and what can be extracted from him,” Nehra mentioned.
“Ravi Shastri is a great motivator, that is Ravi bhai’s strength. He gives you a lot of confidence. If you are stuck in quicksand till your neck, he will ask you to push with your hands twice and you would come out. Virat Kohli also likes leading from the front. Both have similar personalities. So, it is very good between the two of them,” he added.
The former Royal Challengers Bangalore bowling coach additional added that Kohli and Shastri won’t agree with one another on all issues, however they at all times pay attention to one another and arrive on the determination collectively.
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“It is not that all the time they agree on things but few things you need to let it go. It’s not like that the captain is the last decision-maker or coach is the last decision-maker. For me, it has to be a 50-50 partnership,” Nehra mentioned.
Meanwhile, Virat Kohli-led RCB will look to win their maiden Indian Premier League trophy when the 13th version of IPL kicks off from September 18th within the UAE.