Monday, September 26, 2022

IND vs ENG: After the defeat, Kohli on the back foot, said – we need to improve these things

New Delhi Indian team captain Virat Kohli has said big things after the embarrassing defeat at the hands of England in the first Test match. He has said that we need to improve a lot in the coming matches, so that we can perform well in the series. Kohli said lack of aggression and poor body language were the reasons for the team’s defeat.

England beat India by 227 runs on Tuesday, the fifth day of the first Test, thanks to the brilliant performances of left arm spinner Jack Leach (76/4) and fast bowler James Anderson (17/3) in the four-match series. Acquired the edge.

Kohli said, “Our body language was not right and we also lacked aggression. We were much better in the second innings. Except for the first four batsmen, we were better in the second half of the first innings.

He said, “With the bat we were better in the first innings. We have to figure things out and improve as soon as possible. England’s team was far more professional than us during the entire match. England gave India 420 runs to win In response to this, Team India collapsed for 192 runs in 58.1 overs.

Kohli said that the top four batsmen will have to score runs in the coming matches. He said, “You need your bowling unit to put pressure on the opposition team. But we did not find it in this match. We could not implement our strategies properly. But it is important for us to have the right mindset .

Kohli said, “I think we did a good job with the ball in the second innings. As a batsman I have to review my decisions. We have always been a learning team. The second Test match of the series is 13 February It will be played in Chennai itself, after which both teams will move to Ahmedabad, where the third Test will be played at Sardar Patel Stadium. It will be a day-night match. There will also be a fourth Test at the same place.


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