Virat Kohli is not too impressed with the breaks amid the Test series and also before the ODI series on England's ongoing tour, stating that the Indian team had not asked for the days off. Kohli has been critical of the break adding that the Indian team will ask for one next time they tour England.
“We did not ask for the gap. It was a part of the schedule. We will make sure when we go there we also get 8-day gap after three Tests and 25-day gap between ODIs and Test series,” Kohli said ahead of the fourth Test in Mumbai.
It's not just the break in between Tests that has Kohli fuming. A 25-days gap between the Test and ODI series is also scheduled in which the English will travel back home for Christmas and New Year.
“Absolutely or vice-versa. We should also come back for a month as well (from England). No point we play there for three and
However, when asked if the break would hamper India's chances of winning the series, the captain replied, “It (the break) actually helped us rest a bit, reflect on what we have done in two games that we have won. We will just visualise and come back even more fresh compared to the last two Test matches. So, it was a good thing to happen and we certainly benefited from it.”