• Thursday, August 11, 2022

ICC CHAMPIONS TROPHY

Forget group win over Pakistan, Kohli warns before final

Virat Kohli

By: Sarwar Alam

India‘s captain Virat Kohli has urged his team to forget the 124-run drubbing they inflicted on old rivals Pakistan in the group stage of the Champions Trophy ahead of the teams’ sell-out final at The Oval on Sunday (18). That overwhelming triumph may be regarded as giving Kohli’s team a psychological advantage but he insisted at a news conference on Saturday that it meant nothing. “I don’t see any relevance of the first game here because you can never tell how a particular team starts a tournament,” he told reporters. “Some teams start very confidently and then they fade off.…

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