Virat Kohli Likely to miss 3rd and 4th Test Against England : Report

Bad News for Indian cricket fans. As per the report, Virat Kohli probably going to remain unavailable for the 3rd and 4th Tests against England. Kohli was unavailable for the first two Tests against England due to personal reasons. Kohli-less Team India suffered a defeat against England in the Hyderabad Test. Then winning the Vizagapatam Test they levelled the series 1-1.

Initially Virat was inbthe Test squad against England. Later he was released from the Indian squad due to personal reasons and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also requested the media and fans for privacy. He was unavailable for first two Test matches. Now according to a report, Kohli will miss the Rajkot and Ranchi Tests. His availability for the fifth test match is also uncertain.

Asked about his availability, coach Rahul Dravid said the team management will connect with Kohli to know his availability for the rest of the series. Though AB de Villiers recently revealed on his YouTube channel saying that Kohli is expecting his second child with his wife, Anushka Sharma.

Previously the BCCI informed that Virat Kohli has withdrawn from the first two Tests against England on January 22 due to personal reasons. Since then, there were widespread rumours circulating on the internet regarding his absence.

During a live session on his YouTube channel AB de Villiers said, “I did text him, I did hear from him, I cannot give you too much information. All I know is that he’s fine and spending a bit of time with his family that’s the reason for missing the first few Test matches. I’m not gonna confirm anything else, unfortunately. But I would love to see him back, I cannot wait to see him back whichever form or way. But he’s fine, he’s happy.”

Then AB added, “Yes, his second child is on the way, it’s family time. You cannot judge Virat for that, and yes we miss him but he’s made the right decision. We wish him all the very best for the great blessing of being able to become a father for the second time and All the Best to Anushka as well.”

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