Kohli: We want to dominate for years

India

India Test captain Virat Kohli has spoken about how he wants his side to dominate world cricket in the next decade under his leadership.

Kohli took over as skipper of the five-day side when MS Dhoni decided to retire during the series in Australia at the end of last year.

The 26 year-old has already had a taste of the of the captaincy having stood in for Dhoni in two matches on the tour Down Under.

Kohli told the Cricket Monthly: "I strongly want to see the Indian team dominate for at least five or six years. We certainly have the talent.

"We certainly have the ability. All that it will take is how you manage that and keep them together. I want to create strong bonds. I want to create strong friendships in this unit.

"We live 250-280 days a year together so I want to create such an atmosphere where in the next ten years watching it from outside you would get to know this team is a united team.

"This team is a strongly knit unit. They want to play for each other. They don't want to play for themselves. That is my vision."

Kohli's first official match in charge will be in a one-off Test against Bangladesh on 10 June.

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