• Tuesday, November 29, 2022

ICC CHAMPIONS TROPHY

Kohli and Kumble ‘rift’ shakes India

Virat Kohli and Anil Kumble are reported to have a strained relationship

By: Sarwar Alam

Signs of a rift between India’s skipper Virat Kohli and coach Anil Kumble have shaken the country ahead of the team’s campaign to win a second straight Champions Trophy. As India prepare to launch their tournament against Pakistan in Birmingham on Sunday, Indian media is abuzz with reports of differences between Kohli and Kumble over tactics and training. With Kumble’s one-year contract ending this month, the Indian board’s move to advertise the job ahead of the 50-over showpiece event raised eyebrows. The deadline for applications ended on Wednesday. However, batting legend Sunil Gavaskar believes the Board of Control for Cricket…

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