Sporting News – Sitting in a Brisbane press conference a day out from India’s first match of their Australian tour, Virat Kohli cut a typically imposing figure.

Summary

  • Sitting in a Brisbane press conference a day out from India’s first match of their Australian tour, Virat Kohli cut a typically imposing figure.
  • It was mere cannon fodder for some Australian media outlets, with ‘King’ Kohli billed as the villainous posterboy of India’s tour.
  • Try to keep a straight face while India captain Virat Kohli says he won’t be sledging us this summer, one outlet posted.
  • Fighting words from the King, another posted, quoting Kohli’s call to arms for India to ‘draw their own respect line’.
  • Fast forward to 2018, and India’s failure aside in England, Kohli reached new heights, and this Australian tour will prove his career-defining moment.


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