After falling to a shameful defeat to lower ranked Sri Lanka in the side’s second game of the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy , India captain Virat Kohli has stated that every game is a quarter final now.
“It has become very exciting. Virtually every game is a quarterfinal now . In our group especially, all teams are on two points and you have to win your next game to go through which is I think an exciting position to be in for all teams,” Kohli said at the post match press conference.
However, the Indian captain also aware of the current situation that there is no option but a win against South Africa in the next game, on Sunday. Also he thinks the upcoming matches of the tournament are going to be even more competitive.
“And for everyone involved in the tournament and the fans as well, I think it’ s a great scenario where you literally have two quarterfinals now which is going to be even more competitive cricket. So we are pretty clear about the whole situation and yeah it certainly opened up the whole table for sure,” he added.
-Nazmus Sajid Chowdhury, Contributor, bdcrictime.com