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Virat Kohli reveals why he is scared of World Cup 2019

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 22 May 2019, 13:35 IST
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Virat Kohli and company have reached England for the upcoming cricket World Cup. Before leaving India, Indian skipper Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri addressed a press conference. Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri talked about many things and amongst them were, why is Virat Kohli a bit scared of World Cup 2019.

While addressing the media ahead of the team's departure for World Cup, Team India captain Virat Kohli said that the tournament will be the most challenging out of the three he has been part of because of the round-robin format.

Virat Kohli will lead the 15-member World Cup squad from May 25 when India will play their first warm-up match against New Zealand. Kohli and company will play their second warm-up game against Bangladesh on May 28 before starting their World Cup campaign on June 5 against South Africa.

India is going as one of the favorites into the tournament as all the players are in good form. Virat Kohli said that every world cup bound player had a brilliant Indian Premier League season.

India World Cup squad: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, KL Rahul, Dinesh Karthik

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First published: 22 May 2019, 13:35 IST