Kohli wants the team to play 'expressive cricket' and do not ease into the series after two games.
"We can't afford to ease into the series after two games, because then it keeps getting tougher and tougher, so we'll look to make a mark in the first game that we play, play expressive cricket and be sure of what we want to do," he said.
India will take on New Zealand in the first T20I on January 24.
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