We need everyone to be the best version of themselves: Virat Kohli
MOUNT MAUNGANUI: captain of India virat Kohli On Sunday he said he wants his players to be the best version of themselves to dominate world cricket in the coming years.
India achieved a 5-0 bleached over New Zealand with a seven-run victory in the fifth and final T20 International.
We need everyone to be the best versions of themselves. It's about putting the vision in front of children, the way they think, preparing. The boys are realizing and realize that the team needs 120 percent of them. every time, said Kohli.
Because only then will you find ways to win. That has been a massive change for us in the last two or three years. We have seen the results; obviously we will not win everything and these victories give much more pleasure than the unilateral victories.
With Kohli resting from the inconsequential final game, Rohit Sharma was the substitute captain, but the starter suffered a calf injury while he was batting and had to retire injured.
In his absence KL Rahul He led the side to victory.
Praising the team at the presentation ceremony, Kohli said: We are all very proud of how we play. It's about finding ways to win. Today, all these young people were in the field after Rohit's unfortunate injury and joined. and managing the pressure.
That gives me great pleasure to look from the outside and will take advantage of this momentum for many years.
Kohli also backed the New Zealand captain under fire Kane Williamson , saying that he is the right man to lead the Black Caps despite the beating of 0-5.
Kane and I have similar mentalities, similar philosophies. It is surprising that despite being from different parts of the world, we have similar thoughts and speak the same language, he said.
Despite what the score suggests, I feel that New Zealand cricket is in the best hands and that he is the right man to lead this team. He is the perfect and perfect man to lead them. I wish you the best of luck and to lead this side in the future. They are a side that everyone loves to watch and play.
It was the first time that New Zealand lost three or more games in a bilateral T20I series at home. The hosts had fallen 0-2 to England in February 2008.
Deputy Captain of New Zealand Tim Southee He said there was not much difference between the two sides.
It is another close, unfortunately on the wrong side again. If you sniff them, they take it with both hands. I don't think it's a massive gap, the marker suggests that, but we just have to do the smaller things better, he said.
The two teams will then play a three-game ODI series that will begin on February 5 and Southee hoped the hosts would offer a better show with new players joining.
ODIs have a different format, new staff enters and it is a format in which we have done well, he said.
India's spearhead, Jasprit Bumrah, who was declared the Man of the Party for his three wickets tour, said he always believed that a couple of good changes can change the complexion of the game.
I felt very well. The match approached at one point, but we believed that if we could achieve one or two good opportunities, the match could approach, he said.
It was windy, I was trying to use the wind and the longest side of the limit. Very happy with the learning, the different dimensions of the soil, the first time in New Zealand, a great result.