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Qualifiers and Eliminators are phrases coined to create extra stress: Virat Kohli

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Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli feels “Qualifiers and Eliminators” are phrases coined merely to create extra stress and insists that his aspect is able to successful two extra video games to achieve the IPL last.
RCB completed third within the factors desk behind Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings and are slated to tackle Kolkata Knight Riders within the Eliminator on Monday.
The skipper appeared unperturbed that his aspect couldn’t seal a top-two end.
“We have a lot of confidence on our team, if not the top two spot (on the points table), then we will have to win two more matches to reach the Final, and we are fully prepared for that,” Kohli stated on Star Sports present ‘Inside RCB’.
“You prepare for all kinds of possibilities, and the way I see it, Qualifiers and Eliminators are just terms that exist to create more pressure for these matches.”
“When you play cricket, you either win or lose, so when you think you have two options (winning or losing), then that mindset can possibly turn into a negative one,” he added.
Should RCB win in opposition to KKR, they should overcome the Capitals within the second Qualifier on Wednesday, to arrange a summit conflict in opposition to CSK.
“Our focus is to go out, execute our plans and win games. When your only option is winning, and losing is not an option, then your performance reaches another level and I feel our team is in the right space to execute our plans.”
Former South African batsman AB de Villiers feels there gained’t be a lot change within the group’s recreation plan going into the knockout stage.
“Naturally, the depth goes up when every thing is on the road, you assume again to once we began the IPL to now we’ve put in a variety of effort, so it’s pure for the juices to begin flowing a bit extra.
“Skillset stays the identical, my recreation plan gained’t change a lot, and I believe the cricket that we try to play is not going to change a lot.
“He (Virat Kohli) will be full of adrenaline, as always. And he will be making sure we all are in the fifth gear once the eliminator starts.”