Was Kohli opposed to Kumble’s appointment as head coach from the beginning?

“There had been some murmurs about this (Kumble-Kohli rift) even at the time of Mr Kumble’s appointment”

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Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Ajay Shirke has claimed that captain Virat Kohli was less than impressed when Anil Kumble was first appointed as India’s head coach.

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Root: I’m looking to become more of an all-rounder

“If I can play that role, I hope that gives us a bit more strength in other departments”

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It is already well documented just how good of a batsman Joe Root is, but the 26-year-old is aiming to play more of a role with the ball after having a lot of success in the recent two-match ODI series against Ireland.

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