Team India has lost the series after consecutive defeats against Australia in the second ODI. With this, many veterans are raising questions about the captaincy of cricketer Virat Kohli. In such a situation, Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh has defended him. The experienced spinner believes that Kohli is not under any pressure regarding his captaincy.
In the two ODIs played in Sydney, the Indian team had to face defeat. With this, the Australian team has taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match ODI series. Virat Kohli-led Indian lost the first ODI by 66 runs. In the second ODI, the Indian bowlers were beaten fiercely. Australia scored a mammoth score of 389 runs in the second ODI. In response, India were able to score 338 runs at the loss of 9 wickets and Team India had to face defeat by 51 runs. There has been a lot of resentment among cricket fans due to the defeat in two consecutive ODIs.
Speaking to India Today, Harbhajan Singh said, “I don’t think Virat Kohli is under any kind of pressure on captaincy. I don’t think captaincy is a burden for Virat. I think he would enjoy those challenges.” Hai, he is a leader who leads from the front and sets an example for the team. He fulfills the needs of the team.
Harbhajan Singh believes that captaincy has not affected Virat Kohli’s batting. Bhajji says that Kohli cannot win all matches unilaterally as far as winning the match is concerned. He said, “I don’t think captaincy is affecting Virat’s game because one person cannot win you a match. As I said this even after the World Cup. You have Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, who Taking the team forward and scoring most runs.
Bhajji said, “It is good to see KL Rahul performing but you need a few more players for Team India constantly. So that the pressure from Virat can be removed a bit and he can bat freely. He can do whatever he wants.” ‘