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Virat Kohli: No fatigue due to IPL, World Cup conditions not a challenge

Virat Kohli: No fatigue due to IPL, World Cup conditions not a challenge
Virat Kohli. Photograph:( Reuters )

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri held a press conference before leaving for the World Cup, which is scheduled to kick off from May 30.

During the press conference, Kohli said, "No fatigue due to IPL and the World Cup conditions are not a challenge."

Indian will play two warm-up matches against New Zealand and Bangladesh on May 25 and May 28 respectively before starting their campaign against South Africa on June 6.

Despite the fourth-place-batsman conundrum, the Indian team boast of a strong batting unit in the presence of openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan along with Kohli, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya to follow.

The BCCI Selection Committee added KL Rahul and Vijay Shankar were also added and it is expected that they might be considered for the number four spot.

MS Dhoni and Dinesh Karthik are the two wicketkeepers the management has picked.

Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja are the three all-rounders of Team India.

Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar are the three crucial pacers for the side. Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal were included as specialist spinners.

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