India captain Virat Kohli will speak to the press ahead of the team’s departure to the United States and the West Indies for the full tour on Monday in Mumbai, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has confirmed. It was earlier reported that Virat Kohli, in a departure from regular practice, would not be attending a press conference ahead of the team’s trip for US. The BCCI has said that Kohli will be attending the pre-departure press conference in Mumbai around 6 PM on Monday. Rumours of rift between India captain Virat Kohli and his deputy Rohit Sharma had given rise to speculations of the team doing away with the pre-departure press conference. The India cricket team captain heaped rich praise on Indian kabaddi stars for raising the profile of the sport.
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