Virat Kohli‘s “we weren’t daring enough” comment after India’s loss to New Zealand in the Super 12 match of the present T20 World Cup on Sunday stunned former India skipper Kapil Dev. At the Dubai International Stadium, New Zealand crushed India by 8 wickets, handing the Men in Blue their second defeat in as many matches. Virat was asked to comment on the loss to the Blackcaps after the game, and he said: “It’s rather strange. To be completely honest and frank, I don’t believe we were daring enough with the bat or the ball.”
Kapil Dev responded to Kohli‘s remark during an ABP. News discussion, saying: “Obviously, a player of. Virat Kohli’s caliber would make such a statement. We all know he has a strong desire to help the club win games.
However, if the team’s body language and captain‘s thought process aren’t up to par, it’ll be difficult to elevate the players’ spirits in the locker room.”
Kapil Dev, who led India to their maiden World Cup victory in. 1983, also urged head coach. Ravi Shastri and mentor MS Dhoni to use their experience to inspire the squad in these trying times. He also stated that the team’s criticism is valid, and that the players must deal with it.
India has a slim chance of reaching the semi-finals now. They’ll have to win the rest of their games and hope for good fortune elsewhere. In the face of some superb bowling from the New Zealand seamers, India’s top order entirely collapsed on Sunday, as the squad could only muster a score of 110/7 in 20 overs. Only Jasprit Bumrah was able to pick up a handful of wickets against the Kiwis, indicating that India’s bowling has been below standard. India had previously been defeated by Pakistan by ten wickets.
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