Karun Nair or Ajinkya Rahane? Virat Kohli Makes His Pick

Nair scored a triple century when he came on as replacement for an injured Rahane in 2 Tests against England.

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Indian captain Virat Kohli made it clear that Karun Nair's one triple hundred cannot "overshadow" the two years of consistent performance by his deputy Ajinkya Rahane, who now "walks back" into the playing XI as a fully fit player.

Rahane didn't have a great series against England and was out with a fractured hand, but is now going to be picked ahead of Nair for the one-off Test starting Thursday.

See, I feel one game doesn’t overshadow another player’s two years of hard work. You need to understand what ‘Jinx’ (nickname) has done for the team over the past two years. He averages almost 50 in the format and he is probably the most solid batsman in our team in the Test format.
Virat Kohli, Captain- India

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