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India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli says he has no problems playing in ODI series

India captain Virat Kohli said he was open to play in the upcoming limited-overs series against Sri Lanka.
Edited by: India TV Sports Desk Colombo August 11, 2017 20:41 IST
India TV Sports Desk

 

India captain Virat Kohli today made it clear that he has no problems playing the upcoming limited overs series against Sri Lanka amid speculation that he may be rested keeping in mind a long season ahead. 

"Who said I am not playing? I don't know where this came from, but I have no problems in playing," Kohli's forthright answer to a query regarding team selection made it clear as to where he stood on the issue. 

The Indian team will be selected on August 13. There is a possibility that senior spinners like Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja will be rested along with pacer Mohammed Shami. 

"We (team management and selectors) are going to sit down on selection soon and we certainly have plans in mind and combinations that we want to speak about. So as captain, I am definitely in the thick of things and knowing what to speak to the committee about," he signed off.

(With PTI inputs)