After a great win against New Zealand in the T20 series, India loses the One Day International series against New Zealand. India beat New Zealand in the T20 series in 5-0 margin, but in the One Day International, they lost the series in 2-0 margin. New Zealand beat India in their 1st two One Day International matches & they took the series. After whitewashing against India in the T20 series, New Zealand received some oxygen after beating India in the One Day International series. Regarding this matter, Virat Kohli questioned the relevance of One Day International in this year.
Virat Kohli’s expression:
After the match, Virat Kohli dropped his comment in front of the media at the press conference. He said that One Day International matches are not as relevant as T20 matches & Test Matches, so the results in One Day International matches are not too important in this year. He also said that Navdeep Saini & Ravindra Jadeja played really well, they tried & gave their best in this match but unluckily the result of the match went against them, but this ODI match is not too much relevant in this year. Also, the T20 championships & Test matches are coming ahead.
The 13th season on the Indian Premier League is knocking at the door. From March 29, 2020, IPL 13 is going to start. India captain Virat Kohli is the skipper of Royal Challengers Bangalore & the performance of RCB is not too good in IPL because they were unable to win a single IPL title in the last 12 seasons, So IPL could be a reason for Virat Kohli’s comment.
ICC T20 World Cup:
Also, ICC T20 World Cup is going to start in this. From October 2020, the T20 World Cup will begin. This year Australia is hosting the ICC T20 World Cup. We know that India lost all of the chances to become World Champion in the 2019 cricket world cup. They lost the match in the semi-final against New Zealand. This time, India skipper Virat Kohli said that they will try their 100% in this year’s T20 World Cup to achieve success & that’s why they are preparing for T20 matches, One-day international matches are not too much important in this year.
Also, the ICC Test Cricket Championship 2019-21 Season is running. International teams are working hard to earn points. Team India is also working hard to earn points. The result of the test championship will be decided by June 2021, so team India is also focusing test matches at present.
ODI matches vs NZ:
India lost the One day international series against New Zealand. They lost 3 out of 3 matches.