We deserved to lose, not proud of the way team played: Virat Kohli on Lord’s Test loss


Following a crushing defeat by England in the second Test at Lord’s, team India captain Virat Kohli has said that the hosts deserved to win while his side deserved to lose. Conceding that the visitors were completely outplayed by England, Kohli said that he is “not very proud” of the way team India played.

“I am not very proud of the way we played to be honest. It is first time in the last five Test matches we’ve been outplayed. But credit to England, they were clinical. When a team plays like that they deserve to be on the winning side. And we deserved to lose,” said the cricketer in the post-match presentation.

Kohli further conceded that the team combination was a “bit off”, when asked if an extra seamer would have helped in the wicket condition at Lord’s. He added that the team cannot blame the conditions for the loss. Lauding the bowling attack of the hosts, Kohli said that England bowlers were relentless with the ball.

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