Both Dhawan and Rahul can play, i'd bat lower down, indicates skipper Kohli

Both Dhawan and Rahul can play, i'd bat lower down, indicates skipper Kohli

MUMBAI: India captain Virat Kohli indicated at dropping himself down the card to accommodate both Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul within the playing XI against Australia within the first ODI of the three-match series starting Tuesday.

With vice-captain Rohit Sharma an automatic pick, the team management is left with tough choice of choosing either Dhawan or Rahul within the XI.

But the skipper sees no reason why both can't play together.

"Look, a man in form is usually good for the team. You obviously want to possess the simplest players available then chose from what the mixture should be for the team. There could be an opportunity that each one three (Rohit, Shikhar and Rahul) might play. it'll be interesting to ascertain what balance we would like to require in on the sector ," Kohli said on the eve of the match.

Asked if he would he be happy to bat lower down the order, Virat said, "Yeah, big possibility. i might be very happy to try to to so. Look i'm not possessive about where I play. i'm not insecure about where I bat," said the skipper.

For Kohli, it's more important on what quite leadership legacy he leaves behind instead of chase personal glory.

"Being the captain of the team, it's my job to form sure that subsequent lot is additionally ready. tons of the opposite people won't check out it that way, but your job as a captain isn't only to seem after the team immediately but also to organize a team that you simply leave behind once you eventually pass it onto somebody else ," he added.