Mumbai: India skipper Virat Kohli, one of the fittest cricketers in the world, on Tuesday acknowledged that the time has come that he listens to his body and manage workload, going forward in his career.
Kohli has been rested for the ongoing tri-nation Twenty20 series in Sri Lanka.
“Physically I had a few niggles, I am just getting over those. The workload has started to disagree (taking a toll) with me a little bit. I have to be very careful about how I go forward with my body, my mind, my cricket,” Kohli said on the sidelines of a promotional event for noted watch brand Tissot.
Kohli said the break is helping him recover for the fresh challenges ahead, starting with the IPL.
“Times like these are very-very important going ahead. I am totally enjoying it. I do not even have an inch of me missing out on anything because my body really needed this. Although I am keeping a track of the games, I do not watch matches right now and feel like I want to be on the field because I have…