NEW DELHI:-Virat Kohli is upbeat about taking on the ODI captaincy for a full series for the first time during India's tour of Zimbabwe later this month, and is confident of his young team's chances.

Under the new selection panel, India has begun to phase out several senior players - the recent Champions Trophy success was achieved without the likes of Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag and Zaheer Khan. –Agencies