I don't need to get involved in confrontation with Australia, Says India Captain Kohli
SYDNEY: India skipper Virat Kohli says he's currently a lot of assured of himself than the last tour here and doesn't feel the requirement to induce concerned in any confrontation with the Australians within the approaching test series.
Kohli can look to understand India's dream of winning a test series on Australian soil once he leads the team in an exceedingly four-match contest, beginning with the opening match in Adelaide on December 6.
Known for his on-field aggressive temperament, the 30-year-old Kohli was concerned in sledging war with the Australians in the previous tour however the India captain says he has learnt from his past experience and doesn't expect any such incident happening throughout the series.
"I assume from last time round, I've become additional assured of myself, I do not extremely realize the requirement to prove something to anyone," Kohli told Macquarie Sports Radio.
"In the first stage of my career, I accustomed think about this stuff as vital milestones that are extremely vital in one's career, however currently the main focus only and solely on creating the team win at any cost.
"So I do not realize the requirement to induce concerned in something with the opposition and that I assume those are changes that keep happening step by step as you go," he said.
Ever since Australian cricket plunged into crisis following the year-long ball-tampering bans on Steve Smith and David Warner, there has been plenty of debate on the spirit of the sport and transfer a modification within the culture of the Aussies.