India vs Australia: After a humiliating loss against Australia, Virat Kohli finds solace in mountains

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New Delhi | Published: February 27, 2017 3:27:39 PM

India vs Australia: In a bid to recover from the humiliating loss against Australia in the first Test match at Pune, Indian cricket team's captain, Virat Kohli is spending time among the mountains.

virat kohli, kohli, india vs australia, ind vs aus, india test lossIndia vs Australia: Indian cricket team?s captain, Virat Kohli is spending time among the mountains. (Source: Twitter)

In a bid to recover from the humiliating loss against Australia in the first Test match at Pune, Indian cricket team’s captain, Virat Kohli is spending time among the mountains. The 28-year-old top order batsman posted an image on his Twitter account where he was seen spending some time with the nature. Along with the image, Virat Kohli also posted a message saying, “everyday is a blessing and an opportunity. Be grateful and keep moving ahead.”

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India had enjoyed a good home season in Test cricket leading into this series beating New Zealand, England and Bangladesh so it was obvious that the side was full of confidence but this what Kohli had to say before the beginning of the match, “We are in good space, not bothered about the opposition.”

However, Saturday was one of the worst days in the history of Indian cricket as Virat Kohli and team which was riding high on confidence after being unbeaten for almost 14 months in this formats now, was handed over a crushing defeat of 333 runs by a pumped up young Australian side led by and industrious Steven Smith. Team India was completely outplayed by the visitors who trapped them in their own spin web. Steve O’Keefe and Nathan Lyon shared all the ten wickets amongst themselves in the 2nd innings shattering the confidence of Indian batsmen.

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Earlier in the day, while speaking to the FinancialExpress.com, Kohli’s RCB teammate said, “Both Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers are really good batsmen, but when you consider the current performance, definitely Virat is a better player.” He added there is a lot of competition in the side for places by saying, “Last year I had to miss few matches due to injuries and KL Rahul took his opportunities, Sachin Baby also did well. So, I couldn’t get back into the playing XI and Sarfaraz (Khan) had to sit out as well.”

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