Having already pocketed the series with a 3-0 rout, Kohli said they would continue to be ruthless in order to make it a habit ahead of the World Cup next year. The Indians will square off against the islanders in the fourth ODI on Thursday.

"Especially knowing that the World Cup is around, we want  to create good habits, can't afford to be complacent at any point of time. It's going to be the same kind of effort and intensity from everyone on the field. That's something we are looking to create as a culture for the team going into big tournaments coming in future," Kohli said.

"It's not difficult to motivate anyone. Our motive at the beginning was to be ruthless and try to win every game. We are just working towards that," he added. With regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni yet to recover from a hairline crack in his thumb, Kohli has also been named skipper for the first Test in Australia beginning December 4 and the youngster said he already has some plans up his sleeve.

Terming it a massive moment, Kohli said: "I'm really excited to lead in Australia that too in my first Test... I've some plans in mind. The focus would be to win the Test and not just focus on individual goals.

Latest News from Sports News Desk