Royal Challengers Bangalore trumped Sunrisers Hyderabad, led by David Warner, and Devdutt Padikkal's confidence and flair did not go unnoticed
Kohli has always led from the front but he knows his search for a maiden title will remain incomplete if the team doesn't perform in all departments.
Ricky Ponting defends Aaron Finch's decision to not kneel for BLM, 'people need to educate themselves before taking stance'
Finch had said his team decided against taking a knee after raising the matter with England skipper Eoin Morgan because "education around it is more important than the protest".
England vs Australia: Maxwell, Carey smash tons as Aussies recover from precarious position to win third ODI, clinch series
Glenn Maxwell and Alex Carey both hit brilliant hundreds as Australia sealed a dramatic series win over world champions England in the third one-day international at Old Trafford on Wednesday.
IPL 2020 Royal Challengers Bangalore preview: Aaron Finch adds firepower to RCB lineup, but questions around death bowling persist
RCB, coached by Simon Katich with Mike Hesson as Director of Cricket, have won all of their opening games between 2011 and 2016, but have only made the finals twice during this period.
"There was so much going on leading up to us getting here, maybe we should have talked more about it," Langer said.
After England posted 231/9 on a surface on which runs were hard to come by, Australia made a good start before a dramatic collapse saw them slip from 144 for two in the run chase to be 207 all-out.
Australia, cruising to a modest victory target of 232, were dismissed for 207 as England levelled this three-match series at 1-1.
Holding accused the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Australia captain Aaron Finch of making "lame" statements over ending the practice at a time when many other sports teams remain committed to it.
Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting says Aaron Finch and Co need to find long-term No 3 batsman in ODIs
The next ODI World Cup is scheduled to be held in India in 2023 and Ponting believes Australia have "work to do" on their one-day cricket ahead of the quadrennial event.
England vs Australia: We are still searching for best ODI formula, says visiting captain Aaron Finch
Finch, Australia's white-ball captain, said his team had made progress in ODI cricket in recent years but there was still room for improvement.
Dawid Malan has progressed four places after a series-topping run aggregate of 129 in England's T20 series against Australia, which included a player of the match effort of 66 in the first fixture.
England vs Australia: Mitchell Marsh stars in Aussies' win in 3rd T20I as they retain top spot in rankings
England were without captain Eoin Morgan (dislocated finger) and fellow star batsman Jos Buttler, who was absent for personal reasons after making a match-winning 77 not out in a six-wicket victory on Sunday.
Highlights, England vs Australia 2020, 3rd T20I Cricket Match at Southampton, Full score: Aussies secure consolation win
Check out the live scorecard of the third T20I between England and Australia being played at Southampton.
Highlights, England vs Australia 2020, 2nd T20I Cricket Match at Southampton, Full cricket score: Hosts seal series with a game to spare
Check out the live scorecard of the second T20I between England and Australia being played at Southampton.
Warner was subjected to repeated crowd jeering during last year's World Cup in England following his part in a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.
England beat Australia by two runs in a last-ball thriller as they won the first Twenty20 international at Southampton on Friday to go 1-0 up in a three-match series.
Highlights, England vs Australia 2020, 1st T20I Cricket Match at Southampton, Full cricket score: Hosts win by two runs
Check out the live scorecard of first T20I between England and Australia being played at Southampton.
England vs Australia: Old rivalry renews as Eoin Morgan and Co set to face stern test from World No 1 T20 side
The coronavirus pandemic threatened to wipe out England's entire home season yet they are now set to complete all 18 scheduled men's internationals, albeit that the fixtures have been played behind closed doors.
England vs Australia: Marnus Labuschagne may have to wait a bit longer for T20I debut, says Aaron Finch
With Finch and David Warner established as an opening pair and star batsman Steve Smith a powerful presence in the top order, Labuschagne may be unable to force his way into Australia's side to play England.