• Friday, March 31, 2023


Never easy playing Sri Lanka in their backyard, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Top-ranked India will not take Sri Lanka lightly despite the home team’s recent indifferent form as well as controversies over fitness and ethics, captain Virat Kohli said Thursday (20). Sri Lanka, languishing at the seventh position in Test rankings, survived a scare this week to win a one-off Test against Zimbabwe but not before going down to the minnows in the preceding one-day series. They have also been criticised in recent days by the country’s sports minister for being overweight and unfit. And on Wednesday (19), the team found itself in a fresh controversy after the minister said he supported an investigation into the…

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