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Kohli, Rohit need some support, says Srikkanth

Birmingham: Premier India batsmen Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma need support from the middle order heading into the knockout phase of the World Cup, feels former captain K Srikkanth. Srikkanth, who was part of the victorious 1983 World Cup team, said India should use the defeat to England in Sunday's match as a learning experience instead of pressing the panic button.

"There are still some problems for India to fix, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are the main run-getters at the moment and they need some support," Srikkanth wrote in his column for the ICC.

"Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami were both superb again with the ball as well, but the spinners had an off-day — these things can happen," he added.

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