Former English batsman Nick Knight believes Virat Kohli will have a point to prove if he returns to lead India in the Test series against England 5 February in Chennai Kohli, who in 2020 failed to score a century for the first time in 12 years, was last captain of India during the Adelaide Test, which the team lost through eight wickets before heading home for the birth of their first child / p>

Ajinkya Rahane did a fantastic job for him, leading India to arguably their biggest Test series win of all time, winning the second Test in Melbourne, hitting an epic draw in Sydney and finally bringing Australia their first defeat since 1988 in the gabba and crowns a memorable Border Gavaskar trophy for India

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There has been a lot of ado about Kohli’s captain, and some believe Rahane should be named full-time skipper of the test team, so Knight is confident that Kohli will be highly motivated to improve the record

“Virat Kohli comes back in the side and changes captain I think what he did for the team was immense the fighting spirit, the character that was brought into the team unit but he will come back and desperately try to make his own Take a stand with the bat and the captain, “Knight told high-ranking cricket journalists Jamie Alter and Meha Bhardwaj Alter on their YouTube channel” Cricket Fables “

While India starts as favorites, chances of England winning another Test series in India cannot be ruled out.They are great travelers and have won on their soil after a successful 2-0 Test series win against Sri Lanka With some of their players in good shape, there’s no reason England can’t repeat their 2012 exploits, Knight pointed out the importance of India breaking the gabba test euphoria as soon as possible p>

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“After such an amazing high and I saw all these reactions, I turned on the TV and saw the front desk, homecoming, open buses, fans and crowds out there and rightly reward and clap for all the players when they came back But a week later your head is down, you are in quarantine at the moment, you have 2-3 days of training, “explained Knight

“That day in Chennai when you are not quite your turn and your thoughts are not completely there and you are still thinking about the open top bus and that brilliant final day at Gabba, England a good side and you will Keeping one step ahead of the game I think that’s the challenge for India If they easily relive what happened a week or two ago on that first day in Chennai, this is England’s best chance “

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