Dravid explosive updates on Kohli, Kishan and Bharat

Indian coach Rahul Dravid revealed the updates about the playing possibility of Virat Kohli, when Ishan Kishan came to play and KS Bharat wicket keeping skills and his batting in the series till now. 

India level the series against England after defeating them by 106 runs in the Vizag Test. Now their next match will be on 15th February and having so much gap in between it will surely help to know the availability of injured KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja on the 3rd Test. 

A huge question always rises that whether Virat Kohli will be available in the remaining Test matches or not, to this the Indian coach said, 

“The management is looking into this (about Virat’s presence) but the selectors will select the final team and there are certain things which he can’t reveal. The selectors are currently in touch with him and will know what the team will be.”  

Since Ishan Kishan is out from the squad after he opted out not to play against South Africa, after that his availability is still not certain. Dravid said,

“The point was that, you know, he requested a break. We were happy to give him the break and whenever he was ready… I didn't say he has to play domestic cricket. I said, whenever he's ready he needs to play some cricket and come back, and the choice is his. We're not forcing him to do anything and we are in touch with him. It's not that we're not in touch. 
We know what it is, but he hasn't yet started playing, right? So, at the moment, it's not something that we would consider because, you know, he's maybe not ready. He decides when he wants to be ready and we've got options obviously with Rishabh [Pant] injured and stuff. So I'm sure the selectors will weigh all the options.”  

Indian Keeper batsman KS Bharat performance in the India-England series as a batsman has not been up to the mark and he scored 41, 28, 17 and 6 in both the Test matches. While he was struggling with the bat, somehow he did tremendous work behind the stumps. Indian coach replied to his performance,

“Young players need time to develop and they're growing at their own pace. Of course, as a coach, you really want players who come in to be able to grab the opportunities they get and be able to perform. His keeping, to be honest, in the Test matches has been really good. I think he'll also feel that, with his batting, I think he'll agree that he certainly could have done better. There were opportunities. Sometimes he's played on some difficult tracks, to be honest, but sometimes he's had the opportunity to make a little bit better contributions.”

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