India vs England: Virat Kohli confirms Team India’s openers for the first T20I

Virat Kohli has confirmed the opening combination for India in T20Is.

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Speaking on the eve of the first of five scheduled T20I in Ahmedabad, Indian Skipper Virat Kohli confirmed that KL Rahul will open the innings along with Rohit Sharma. Virat Kohli praised the duo for their consistent performances at the top of the batting order. Virat Kohli also stated that Delhi boy Dhawan would get a chance to open the innings only if the first-choice openers are injured.

“If Rohit plays, it’s simple. KL and Rohit have been consistently performing at the top. If either of them take rest, Shikhar is the third opener. Rohit and Rahul will start,” said Kohli.