The India junior and ‘A’ team coach dismissed reports of Virat Kohli being denied rest during the Test series against Sri Lanka.
The India junior and ‘A’ team coach was quizzed if Kohli needs a ‘mini break’ as he has been playing continuously in nearly all formats of the game from last one year in the national capital.
Dravid said, “Everyone needs rest. Virat Kohli will get rest when he wants. I don’t know why there is so much of discussion and controversy.”
Speaking at a felicitation programme for women cricketers, he said, “Rotations are needed. There are a lot of matches being played, so you need to rotate the players. I think the management is taking right decision.”
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The former Indian captain also maintained a positive stance on the introduction of the nine-team Test championship and a 13-team One-Day International league.
“I think having the context to especially ODI cricket and series is really important and sometimes in tri-series and bilateral series it can get a bit difficult to generate that level of context,” Dravid said.