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Kohli: Losing wickets in a heap cost us the game

Virat Kohli’s men struggled against the pace and bounce in South Africa

By: Sarwar Alam

India captain Virat Kohli said losing wickets in a heap was the primary reason for their 72-run defeat against South Africa in the first Test here. “Well in hindsight, we lost by 70-odd, if we had taken chances in the first innings, they would have been 220,” said Kohli in the post-match presentation. “Losing wickets in bunches is something have to plug in. We were in the game for the three days and it was a wonderful match to be part of. We would have taken that if someone told 208 would be the target,” the captain was honest in…

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