Bangladesh team lost in the last two Twenty20 matches against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka on Sunday. Tri-nation T-20 tournament in Sri Lanka ahead of the Nidhaus Trophy test
Starting from March 6, India's opponents, besides Sri Lanka, That is, the challenge to handle Virat Kohli in front of Mustafiz-Miraj. But the Indian captain will not play in the tournament, it is still not certain.
Sri Lankan is not meeting with Kohli? After the tough series in South Africa, Kohli can take rest during the tournament in Sri Lanka. The selectors, led by MSK Prasad, will soon announce the squad ahead of the tournament.
According to a source, the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) has said that Kohli will decide on whether to play in the tournament or not. The source, who is reluctant to disclose the name, told PTI, "If you want a great rest, you will get it." His decision to play in the tournament or not is entirely his decision. But nothing is certain.
It may be that he could play the tournament. Because, that's the end of the season. The Indian team management can rest on Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah in the tri-series series due to a busy schedule in the coming season.
Chief selector Prashad, however, refused to comment on Kohli's possible rest. Kohli has played all the three matches so far in South Africa. Considering the hard work, team management can give Kohli a rest in the tri-series. The Indian team will have to play 63 international matches in the new season that starts at the end of the IPL.
Kohli has so far scored 129 runs in one-day internationals against Bangladesh in the four Twenty20 matches at an average of 64.50. Considering that the opposition played less than 4 matches, Bangladesh played better than Kohli and Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
In the six matches against Pakistan, the Indian captain batted average of 84.66 and in 4 matches against Sri Lanka, 94.33. Bangladesh will play two matches against Sri Lanka and India in the tri-series.