Asia Cup: Virat Kohli ready to test himself as Team India skipper

Stand-in skipper Virat Kohli says he has matured as a player and that he is excited to see where he stands when he leads Team India in Asia Cup.

updated: February 24, 2014 12:57 IST
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Dhaka: Far from being bogged down by captaincy, Virat Kohli said he is looking forward to leading an under-fire Indian cricket team in the Asia Cup starting from Tuesday even though it is a tough position to be in.

Kohli has been made stand-in captain for the regional mega-event after regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who is under the scanner following the team's dismal showing in the recent tours of South Africa and New Zealand, was forced out due to a side strain. (Also read: Ian Chappell wants defensive Dhoni to be replaced by aggressive Kohli)

"I don't think this is anything compared to what he has gone through in the past few years," Kohli said while addressing the media after the team's arrival here.

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