India captain Virat Kohli on Thursday mentioned that enjoying all three formats of cricket for thus a few years isn’t simple. Speaking in a candid chat with former England captain Kevin Pietersen on Instagram Live, Kohli mentioned that he retains taking breaks in between to keep up his schedule. “I have been taking breaks, honestly. I felt like I was doing too much last 2-3 seasons. I take breaks every now and then, T20 matches, or ODI series here and there. I don’t wanna miss Test cricket, honestly,” he mentioned.
He additional added: “There were a few T20 cricket matches in between I felt which had no relevance. I have spoken about it at press conferences. I have said that you don’t wanna have matches in which you feel zero motivation or energy. I don’t like to play like that.”
Kohli additional mentioned: “I have been playing three formats for the past nine years, along with IPL… captaining RCB for six years. It’s not easy.”
Talking about his future, he added: “I have set 2-3 years till next World Cup for myself, I am going to give it all. After that, I will figure out where I stand, which format, all those questions come later.”
Kohli has been Pietersen’s largest visitor up to now after the previous England cricketer determined to interview cricketers across the globe amid lockdown as a consequence of coronavirus pandemic. Previously South Africa’s Dale Steyn, Pakistan’s Amed Shahzad and India restricted-overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma have been invited KP’s Instagram reside.