Kohli, who played for India A in the just-concluded second unofficial four-day Test against Australia A, produced knocks of 16 and 45 in the match which the visiting team won by 10 wickets here today.
     
"As a batsman I have always been responsible with the way I play my cricket and it comes from wanting to win the game for the team every time I play. So I don't think I need to change too much in that aspect. I think that is one of the major reasons that the board thought that I could be the man to take up responsibility for the team," Kohli told.
     
"It all boils down to how you play your cricket eventually and that's the way I have always played my cricket, be it on the field, be it the way I bat, I always give my 100 per cent. Putting in that extra effort in batting I don't think is required because I have always played in a responsible way for the team. And I will continue to that till the time I play for my country," he asserted.
     
Talking about the tour of Sri Lanka, which comprises three Tests, Kohli said, "It's basically my first full assignment as Test captain. In Bangladesh it was a one-odd Test match it wasn't a full-fledged series. So it will be a new challenge for me and the whole team because we have such a young squad and so many new players looking to build their careers.”

 

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