"If you call scoring two hundreds in last 3 Test matches a struggle, then I don't know what is it that you call being in-form? In the last 3 Tests, he (Dhawan) has got a hundred in Galle before that in Bangladesh. Unfortunately, he got injured after that and played his first match in Mohali. So let's not be too harsh because of two or three innings,” said Kohli.
"This is international cricket and Shikhar will play numerous number of innings. We will have to be patient. He is an impact player and we have to give him as much confidence as we can possibly. When he gets going, he will win us matches. He is not out of form. He is batting beautifully and hitting the ball well. We should not put too much pressure on him. Had there been some game, he could have possibly scored a hundred," said the skipper who was firmly behind Dhawan.
Kohli also said that in this team, no one plays for a milestone and a 25 or 30-odd in team's cause is equally appreciated as much a hundred.
Kohli also believes in 'horses for courses' theory as he does not think that one can be stubborn about having a set all-rounder across all formats.
"Stuart is an all-rounder, who can bowl consistent medium pace and also be good with the bat. (Ravindra) Jadeja is potentially the right kind of all-rounder for us. Play as mainline spinner or as an all-rounder. You can't be stubborn about as someone will do the job in all kinds of conditions. Flexibility is the key,” said the Indian cricket team captain.

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