NEW DELHI, April 12: Former India opener Krishnamachari Srikkanth feels that current captain Virat Kohli can be compared with the legendary Kapil Dev, given both have tremendous self-belief and never-say-die attitude.
Srikkanth was part of the squad that Kapil led to victory in the 1983 World Cup while Kohli featured in the team that won the 2011 edition of the showpiece.
�I�ve played along with Kapil Dev and I�ve been the chairman of selection committee for choosing Virat Kohli and I can tell you, both of their attitudes are absolutely the same,� Srikkanth said on Star Sports show �Cricket Connected�.
�Both have a tremendous amount of self-belief and they know they only go out with intention to win. The never-say-die attitude in them and the aggressiveness makes them fantastic during chases and the positive attitude both of them have makes them very similar to each other.�
On the same show, former batsman VVS Laxman said that Kohli never lets his guard down. � PTI