2. Responsibility of other players will increase
For the last 3.5 years the entire batting of India has been constructed around the likes of Kohli. Whenever the team has won Kohli’s averaged 99.8 while during the loss his average has been less than 40.
Kohli’s absence can boost the youngsters to mend the fragile middle order. In International Cricket a player has to show his skills and temperament even under extreme pressure.
Karthik has already proved his worth under tough circumstances. With Dhoni’s fitness and form, he can come up the order in Kohli’s absence and the entire batting can be concentrated around him.