"We've been fortunate to play against each other for over 10 years now, so we've had some fierce battles on the field and we're fiercely competitive on the field," said the cricketer.
India and England will lock horns with each other in three T20Is starting from July 7 onwards. Both the teams will play three ODIs starting from July 12.
Kohli was the No.1 ranked T20I batter for a total of 1,013 days during his reign last decade, but Babar has now surpassed this number following his long-standing stay at the top.
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Both the high-profile openers, Kohli and Faf du Plessis, are big match players and will be itching to make an impact after low returns in the previous game.
India captain Rohit Sharma and his predecessor Virat Kohli remained static at eighth and 10th place respectively.
Backing the duo, Ganguly said: that both are very good players, and he is sure that they will be back among runs, he also added that the duo play so much of cricket that at times they go out of form.
A day before the meeting, there was still no clarity over whether all the senior players would be rested for the series with an eye on the England tour and workload management.
Kohli roared back top form with a 54-ball 73 to help Royal Challengers Bangalore register a thumping eight-wicket win over table-toppers Gujarat Titans and stay alive in the play-off race.
Chasing 169 to win, the former captain looked in his element playing some of his signature wristy shots against both seamers and pacers.
Sourav Ganguly built a team as captain, doubt if Virat Kohli did same: Former opener Virender Sehwag
Sehwag said that while Ganguly supported many players to build a strong Indian team, he wasn't sure whether Kohli did the same.