ICC Champions trophy : Rahul Dravid advises Virat Kohli ahead of India vs Pak final
Former captain Rahul Dravid has advised India skipper Virat Kohli saying that Kohli should avoid making any changes to the team for the Champions Trophy summit clash against arch-rivals Pakistan on Sunday. India will be taking on rivals Pakistan on Sunday to defend their title. It is the first time the two teams are clashing in the final of an ICC event since the 2007 World T20 tournament.
"I think Virat has to stick to what's worked well for him. India loves chasing, we saw that today. They have got some really experienced players who have played in big pressure games, they know how to handle these kind of situations and I think this is a tactic that works for them," Dravid said. As for Pakistan, Dravid said experienced cricketers Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez will need to step up if the team has to have any chance against India. As for Pakistan's bowling, Dravid said: "You know they've probably learned from the last time they played India, in that they didn't take wickets and India hurt them really badly in the last seven or eight overs, so they can't afford to let that happen again. "One of the nice things about Hasan Ali is the length that he bowls.He pitches the ball up, he gets people to drive and I think that's one of the reasons, in these kind of conditions, he takes wickets."