Kohli has established a reputation as a man of many emotions and anxiety is likely to be the most dominant of them when he looks ahead to next week's third Test in Ranchi, another venue making its international debut in the longest format.
"We can't do much about the Ranchi pitch, you know how it's always been," the 28-year-old said after the victory in Bengaluru, effectively conceding any thoughts of a 'home advantage' when the rivalry resumes.
"It's always been slow and low, they know exactly what to expect there and we know what to expect as well.
It's how you mentally prepare, mentally what kind of zone you are in as a team." Like many other teams, India have been unapologetic about exploiting conditions on home soil that suit them best but the new venues, to an extent, have mitigated that factor.
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