Nottingham: Team India could not win the first test match against England due to rain. India needed 157 runs to win on the fifth and final day of the Nottingham Test match, with 9 wickets remaining, but due to incessant rain, not a single ball could be bowled and the match became a drug.
Kohli’s anger erupted after the match was drawn
Due to incessant rain, India lost their chance of winning the first Test against England. Team India captain Virat Kohli’s anger has erupted when the match is drawn. Virat Kohli has called it very embarrassing for the game. Virat Kohli said after the match, ‘We were expecting rain on the third and fourth day, but it came on the fifth and decision day of the match.’
Said this saying shameful
Virat Kohli said after the match, ‘It is a matter of shame. We could have won the first Test match, but due to rain, this opportunity was lost. We wanted a strong start in the five-match Test series by winning the first Test. On the fifth day we knew we had to chase the target. We definitely felt that we were in favor of winning the Test match.
India lost the chance to win the match
Virat Kohli said after the match, ‘It was very important to take the lead over England after the first innings, but it is a shame that we could not complete the fifth day.’ Kohli said, ‘It was important to reach 50 runs by the end of the fourth day. We don’t play just to stay in the game, we always try to win the game.
Kohli got angry after the match was drawn
Kohli said, ‘Our bowlers have done a lot of work in batting in the last few weeks. We could have taken a lead of 40 runs after the first innings, but with their help, we were able to take the lead to 95. Our aim was to win the match. The condition of the pitch could be seen more pace, but this team maintained the momentum. Series between India and England is always a blockbuster and we are ready for the next Test.