Virat Kohli On Cheteshwar Pujara And Ajinkya Rahane Future: When Indian Test captain Virat Kohli was asked about the future of Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane, he could not defend them with confidence and put the ball in the selectors’ court.
In the three-match Test series against South Africa, the bat of Chateshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane remained silent. Where Pujara scored 124 runs in six innings at an average of 20.67. On the other hand, Rahane scored 136 runs in six innings at an average of 22.67. After the 1-2 loss in the series against South Africa, both are in danger of being dropped from the team.
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When asked about the future of Pujara and Rahane in the post-match press conference, Kohli said, “I cannot talk here about what is going to happen in the future.” I am not sitting here to discuss this. You should talk to the selectors on this. it is not my business.
He further said, as I have said earlier, I will say the same thing again. We will continue to support Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane as the kind of players they have done well for India over the years in Test cricket. He played an important innings in Johannesburg. We recognize such demonstrations as a team.
The Indian captain further said, what the selectors decide, I clearly will not sit here and comment. Let us tell you that even before the start of the series, it was being said that if the bat of Pujara and Rahane remains silent, then the Test career of both of them will be over.
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