New Delhi In the first match of the Test series, India has already suffered a defeat at the hands of England in the first match. England beat India by 227 runs to take a 1-0 lead on the series. At the same time, Indian captain Virat Kohli has said a big thing about the defeat. Kohli admitted that his team failed to put pressure on the visiting team from the beginning.
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 after the match, “I don’t think we managed to put pressure on him in the first innings.
As a bowling unit, the fast bowlers and Ashwin did well in the first innings, but we needed to score a few more runs and put pressure on them. Must say it was a slow wicket and not helping the bowlers, it made it easier for the batsmen to rotate the strike. Didn’t see it like that for the first two days. “
England gave India a big target of 420 runs to win, in response to which Team India collapsed for 192 runs in 58.1 overs. He praised the England team, saying, “But the credit goes to England, they kept us under pressure and put up a big score. Our body language was not positive in the second innings. With the bat we were better in the first innings Were. We have to understand things and improve it as soon as possible. The England team was far more professional than us throughout the match.
Explain that England had decided to bat first after winning the toss, in which the English team scored a huge target of 578 runs. At the same time, India had scored 337 runs in the first innings, after which England started playing and scored 420 runs. India chased down the target in the second innings and scored 192 runs on the fifth day.