IND vs SA: Virat Kohli has broken his silence after the defeat in the third and final test match against South Africa. On the third day of Cape Town Test, the anger of the fans of Team India was also seen on social media on the DRS appeal. The behavior of Indian captain Virat Kohli and fellow players regarding DRS on the field is also being criticized all around. Virat Kohli also clarified in the press conference after the match. Expressed disappointment over the DRS appeal against South African captain Dean Elgar.
In the press conference, Virat said that he defended himself and the behavior of the team. and ‘I would not like to comment on that matter any longer. Inside the ground we knew what was going on there and those who were outside had no idea about such matters. After this he said, ‘It is not right to say that we had progressed too much. If Africa had got more wickets after Dean Elgar, maybe the match could have turned around.
Bad attitude of team players
Team India players reminded of the Ashes tournament in South Africa. Mutual squabbles from the first match and losing in the second match by playing carelessly. In the third match, he crossed the limit. Instead of playing, the players of Team India actively participated in the allegations and counter allegations. Indian captain Virat Kohli and other teammates, off-spinners Ravichandran Ashwin, KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal also took to the stump mic to vent their anger. Ashwin accused Super Sport, which was broadcasting the series, and said, ‘You find better ways to win.’
Veteran players of Team India have strongly criticized this behavior. Gautam Gambhir has called it a childish act. After the Cape Town Test, the match official has also warned the Indian team members that no such behavior should happen in the future.
first published:Jan. 15, 2022, 2:35 p.m.