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Ranchi: Virat Kohli, considered by many as the next India captain, spoke to The Telegraph after the ODIs against Pakistan and before the ongoing series versus England.
The following are excerpts
How do you look back on 2012, a year of considerable highs for you and some lows... Also, as a team, we didn’t do well...
It was a dream year for me and I couldn’t have asked for more... It was an important year, to establish myself in all formats, and I did well... Yes, the team saw lows, but it’s not that the effort wasn’t made. Everybody did try hard.
But why couldn’t we get it right?
For much of the year, we were a team in transition, with not everybody being high on experience... It’s not that we didn’t win at all, we won in Sri Lanka, beat New Zealand at home... But, yes, we didn’t have the momentum for a period of time.
Did you find yourself under too much pressure?
Things can change quickly in cricket... One day you’re regarded as being out of form, two innings later you’re in great form! I
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