Virat Kohli on WTC Final loss | WTC Final 2021: Virat Kohli post match comments after New Zealand beat India in World Test Championship Final
Virat Kohli  |  Photo Credits: AP
- India vs New Zealand – ICC World Test Championship 2021 Final
- New Zealand won the first World Test Championship title by defeating Team India
- Team India captain Virat Kohli said a lot after the careless defeat
There was a time in the ICC World Test Championship when the bowlers of the Indian team put the team in a position from where India could easily avoid defeat. But in the second innings, the batsman of Team India, understanding the whole situation, was careless many times and the whole team was reduced to 170 runs. As a result, New Zealand got the target of just 139 runs which they achieved by losing just two wickets. After the match, captain Virat Kohli said a lot about this crushing defeat.
Captain Virat Kohli called New Zealand the rightful deserving of victory after their defeat in the Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand and Virat admitted that the Indian batsmen could have scored 30-40 runs more in the second innings, and had it been ace. So the outcome of the match could have been different.
New Zealand kept the pressure on us
Kohli said, “Congratulations to Kane (Williamson) and the entire New Zealand team. He showed great spirit and got the result in a little more than three days. They put us under pressure. They deserved to win. “The New Zealand bowlers executed their strategy well. We scored 30-40 runs short.
rain disturbed the rhythm
Team India captain Virat Kohli further said that his team’s rhythm was disturbed due to several interruptions due to rain. “The first day was washed out by rain, and when the game resumed, it was difficult to find the rhythm. We lost only three wickets, but if the game went on without interruption, we could have scored more runs. ” In this match, New Zealand had got a target of 139 runs, which was done by Kane Williamson (52 not out) and Ross Taylor (47 not out). On the basis of an unbroken partnership of 96 runs for the third wicket in between and achieved the distinction of winning an ICC title for the first time.
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