India skipper Virat Kohli’s preparation forward of a sport and work ethic are the 2 takeaways for Test batsman Hanuma Vihari, he stated on Sunday.
“The best part of Kohli’s game is his preparation. I have learnt that from him. His work ethic is also amazing,” Vihari, 26, stated throughout an Instagram chat on the present ‘Homerun with AV’. Vihari, who scored a gritty 55 within the second Test in New Zealand, is a common when India performs overseas. But in residence situations, the No.6 batsman misses out as a rule when the group decides to go along with an additional bowler.
Asked about that, he stated: “I am ready to do anything for my team. I always tried to score runs, dig deep and play long innings whenever I play abroad. I always try to do my best so that team can’t drop me.”
On being labelled as a Test specialist, the technically sound correct-hander stated whereas he can’t change notion, he is aware of he has it in him to be an all-format batter. “See I can’t change what folks take into consideration you. I’ve to attain runs persistently and people are the ideas that come to my thoughts.
“I consider I’ve the power to play all codecs. So that’s ok for me, this information. Once I get proper the chance, I can do it.”
A 12 months after he was purchased by Delhi Capitals for Rs 2 crore, Vihari, who had stored his base value at Rs 50 lakh, discovered himself within the unsold bracket of the Indian Premier League auctions.
“I realised that when things are not in your control, you can’t do much about it. No regrets. I am not gutted about IPL (snub). My focus always was on Tests from an early age and I am happy I could achieve whatever I did,” he stated.