IND vs SA 2021-22: Team India created history by defeating South Africa by 113 runs in the first Test match played at Centurion’s ground. With this, Virat Kohli has made another special record in his name. This is the first victory of Team India on the ground of Centurion. And Virat is the first Asian captain to achieve this feat. After which now the head coach of the team, Rahul Dravid has given a big statement describing Virat as a big leader.
Rahul Dravid made a big statement about Kohli
South Africa is one of those few places. Where Team India has not yet won the Test Series. This is the first victory of Team India on the ground of Centurion. Earlier, Team India had played 2 Test matches on this ground and the team had to face a big defeat in 2 matches.
Team India played its first match at this ground in December 2010. In this match, Team India had to face a big defeat by an innings and 25 runs. The next time these teams faced this ground was in January 2018. Team India once again had to face a big defeat of 135 runs. But Virat has now broken this series under his captaincy. Now Team India would like to break the myth of not winning the Test series in South Africa by winning the second Test match in Johannesburg. But before that, during the press conference held on the eve of the start of the second Test match, coach Rahul Dravid praised captain Kohli and called him a great captain.
It’s great to work with Virat Kohli
Before the start of the second Test match in Johannesburg, Team India coach Rahul Dravid has praised captain Virat Kohli a lot. According to Dravid, in the midst of so many controversies going on outside, Virat has focused his attention only on the game, apart from leading the team very well, he has also maintained the atmosphere of the dressing room. Dravid said during the press conference on the eve of the match,
“I know there is a lot going on outside. Even before this test match, many things had happened. But if we talk about maintaining the morale of the team, then there was no problem at all because captain Virat Kohli himself was doing this work. Virat Kohli is indeed a true leader”
“For the last two weeks, he has been constantly associated with the team. I really feel that before the first Test match, our team was in a very good space and Virat Kohli himself was leading the team from the front. It’s great to work with Virat Kohli, he’s a really great captain.”