Crammed schedule leaves Kohli’s India short of preparation for SA

NAGPUR: Indian captain Virat Kohli on Thursday complained that cramped schedules are getting in the way of proper preparation for big series such as the upcoming tour of South Africa, a criticism that the BCCI promised to address with “utmost seriousness”.
ALSO READ: Green surface awaits India, Sri Lanka in Nagpur Speaking at the pre-match press conference ahead of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Nagpur tomorrow, Kohli said he was left with no choice but to seek bouncy tracks in the ongoing series as there was hardly any time in the schedule to prepare for the trip to South Africa.
India would be leaving for South Africa for a series of three Tests, six ODIs and three Twenty20 Internationals, just a couple of days after the home series against Sri Lanka gets over on December 24.