BCCI and Cricket South Africa have been at loggerheads since the latter appointed Haroon Lorgat as its CEO.
     
Lorgat's differences with BCCI were well known since the time, the South African was the CEO of ICC when he locked horns with N Srinivasan on a number of issues, including the use of the much-debated Decision Review System (DRS).
     
"South Africa tour is something we are looking forward to. The tour will set the standards of this team, we have got a young team. We are hoping to get a few games there, I can't say more than that," Kohli said.
     
Though a consensus is still awaited on the much-awaited tour, an optimistic Kohli said that the team ‘should be well prepared.’
     
The 24-year-old batting star, who has already amassed over 4500 runs in ODIs and is seen as India's future captain said that he was looking forward to a good start to the season, which will kick off with the seven-match ODIs series against Australia.
     
"We are excited and hope to have a good start to the season. Australia has always been a strong side and we can't take them lightly (whether they are with or without regular skipper Michael Clarke or not)," he said during a promotional event for Herbalife, a company which sells nutrition weight management and skin care products.

(Agencies)

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