India, under Kohli, can win all the ICC tournaments: Lara
New Delhi, January 2 () Batting legend Brian Lara believes that the Indian cricket team, under Virat Kohli, is capable of winning all the ICC tournaments in which he competes.
The 50-year-old left-handed batting icon was of the opinion that each international side points to India in the ICC tournaments.
I think they are definitely able to win every tournament they play. I think what Virat Kohli and his company and the Indian team have to appreciate is the fact that everyone points to India, said Lara, quoted by 'India Today.'
Everyone knows that at some point a team will play that important game against India. If it's quarterfinals, semifinals and final, he added.
Under Kohli's leadership, India has reached greater heights both in tests and in ODI, but so far it has not been able to win an ICC tournament, failing in crucial games.
The Men in Blue last won an ICC event in 2013 when the team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni lifted the ICC Champions Trophy in the United Kingdom.
Considered one of the best hitters that world cricket has produced, Lara's 400-year record of 400 against England remains the highest individual score in the test cricket.
However, Lara feels that Kohli, David Warner and Rohit Sharma have the potential to break their record.
It would be difficult for Steve Smith to hit No. 4 for Australia. He is a great player but he does not dominate. Surely you know a player like David Warner, Lara said. A player like Virat Kohli, who arrives early and prepares. He is a very attacking player. Rohit Sharma in his day. So they have a fairly large group of players who can do it, he added. SSC ATK ATK