Kohli taking nothing for granted

Agence France-Presse . Adelaide | Published: 00:00, Dec 06,2018

 
 

Superstar skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday played down suggestions Australia are vulnerable after the ball-tampering scandal, as his India side try to win a series Down Under for the first time.
Australia begin the opening Test in a scorching Adelaide today on a run of poor form and without batting powerhouses Steve Smith and David Warner, who remain banned.
Without them, India could have a golden opportunity to break their series drought.
But dangerman Kohli -- who electrified viewers with viral footage of a pre-Test batting exhibition in the nets -- said he was taking nothing for granted.
‘I personally don’t think any Australian side is vulnerable at home,’ he said at his pre-match press conference, where a 12-man squad was named that included a recall for veteran opener Murali Vijay.

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