Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly has set a target for Team India on their ongoing tour of New Zealand. Virat Kohli’s troops put up a complete efficiency to take the primary T20I of 5-match collection by six wickets. After from the T20I collection, India are scheduled to play three ODIs and two Tests in opposition to the Kiwis. Former India captain Ganguly said that whereas each collection is necessary, he wish to see India profitable the Test collection in New Zealand.
On their 9 excursions of New Zealand, India have managed to return out victorious in a Test collection simply twice (1967/68 and 2008/09). Two instances the collection have been drawn whereas New Zealand have gained 5 Test collection in opposition to India on residence soil.
“Chances are very good, the last time when we toured New Zealand, we won the ODIs 4-1,” Ganguly instructed ABP information. “I want them to win the Test collection… each collection is equally necessary however profitable a Test collection is one thing particular.
“This is an excellent facet and they’re good in kind . I consider when you want good cricket on the sector then you definitely’ve received to kind out the off-subject administrative issues.”
“We give freedom to Virat Kohli, ask him not to take any undue pressure, we also tell them to keep an eye on the consistency of the players,” he added.
Ganguly additionally spoke relating to the raging debate involving Rishabh Pant and KL Rahul. After India determined to offer Rahul the twin position of a ‘keeper-batsman’ in restricted overs by dropping Pant from the taking part in XI, Ganguly weighed in on the wicket-keeper debate.
“Virat Kohli takes that decision. The team management and captain decide the role of KL Rahul,” Ganguly stated.