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After the match, Virat Kohli said that it is a matter of satisfaction that in the first half of our innings and in the second half of the Australian innings we were under pressure, but we returned both times.
After Team India’s first win on the tour of Australia, Team India captain Virat Kohli said that the bowlers’ helpful pitch gave confidence. Today we kept the pressure on the Australian batsmen from the powerplay to the death over.
He said about the partnership of Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja that it was very important for us. Because of this, we were able to give our bowlers a defensible score.
The first two ODIs were held on flat pitches
The first two ODIs were played on the flat pitch of the Sydney Cricket Ground, with Australia batting first in both matches and scoring a score of over 350. The third match was played on the pitch of the Manuka Oval ground, where Australia failed to reach the target of 303 runs and lost the match by 13 runs.
We made a great comeback: Kohli
After the match, Kohli said that it was a satisfactory thing that in the first half of our innings and in the second half of the Australian innings we were under pressure, but we returned both times. I think the pitch was much better at helping bowlers and it gave us confidence. We were able to bring Australia under pressure because of this.
Kohli missed out on a big score again
He said that after playing international cricket for 13–14 years, I have known that you should come back to the way we did. Kohli played an innings of 63 runs in this match, but after his dismissal, India looked faltering. Hardik Pandya scored an unbeaten 92 and Ravindra Jadeja scored an unbeaten 66 and shared 150 runs to take the team to a score of 302.
Kohli said that I wanted to play a little more, but unfortunately was out. Hardik and Jadeja had a good partnership. This is what the team needed. We played with heart and this should be done in Australia.