Adelaide: 46 years ago, in June 1974, the Indian team collapsed for 42 runs against England. Which was till now the lowest score of Team India in an innings of Test. But in the first Test against Australia, Indian batsmen collapsed like playing cards. The team was all out for just 36 runs and Virat Sena held an embarrassing record.
Indian captain Virat Kohli after this disappointing performance of the team (Virat Kohli) He is very hurt and admits that he does not have the words to express the morale-breaking defeat against Australia in the first day-night Test match.
Kohli blamed the batsmen for their team’s lowest score, who did not show any kind of passion.
The Indian team was bowled out for 36 in their second innings and Australia won the first Test by eight wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series.
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Kohli (Virat Kohli) said after the match, ‘It is very difficult to express emotions in words. We had an edge of 60 runs and after that our innings got shattered. You keep yourself in good shape by working hard for two days and in an hour suddenly the situation changes and then victory becomes impossible ‘.
He said, ‘I think we should have shown a little emotion today. Should have stated his intentions He (Australian bowlers) bowled the same way in the first innings but then our mindset was to score runs.
Kohli (Virat Kohli) Said that the Australian bowlers did some good balls but they did nothing new compared to the first innings. He said, ‘I believe this was the mindset. it was clear. It seemed that it is very difficult to score runs and the confidence of the bowlers increased. It was the lack of spirit and the convener of the Australian bowlers to bowl in the right field ‘.
Kohli will now return home for the birth of his first child. Ajinkya Rahane will lead the team in the remaining three Test matches in his place.
Kohli (Virat Kohli) said, ‘You definitely want to be committed to the team. Better results would have been really good. But I am confident that the players will make a strong comeback in the Boxing Day Test.
The second Test match will be played in Melbourne from 26 December.