World Trade Center final: Virat Kohli says India needs to bring in ‘the right people with the right mindset to perform’

Virat Kohli said India needed to “reassess and reformulate” to understand the dynamics working for the team.© AFP

India Captain Virat Kohli He indicated on Wednesday that he could bring “the right people with the right mindset to perform” into the test side just like the white ball setup where they have many players willing to take charge at the highest level. after his side WTC Final LostThe Indian captain did not mention anyone but expressed his displeasure that some players did not show enough intent to score which put pressure on the batting team Cheteshwar Pujara scored 8 times from 54 balls in the first innings and consumed 35 balls in his first round. Then he was able to perform only 15 times out of 80 balls in the second article.

“We will continue to re-evaluate and continue to have conversations about the things that are needed to strengthen our side and not follow or fall prey to certain patterns,” Kohli said in the post-match virtual press conference.

“We are not going to wait a year or so and we have to plan ahead. If you see the white ball team now, we have a lot of depth and the guys are ready and confident. The same has to be done with Test cricket.

“You have to reassess, redesign, and understand the dynamics that work for the team and how we can be fearless. Bring in the right people with the right mindset to perform,” the leader hinted at the overhaul.

Also talk about finding ways to score points. India only scored 217 in the first round and it was All for 170 on the second try.

“We definitely need to make better plans to understand how to score goals. We have to stay in sync with the momentum of the game and not let the game drift too far. I don’t think there are any technical difficulties as such,” Kohli said.


“It’s more about being aware of the game and being more brave about putting bowlers under pressure and not letting them sit in similar areas for longer periods of time unless it’s overcast and the ball is swinging all over the place like it did on day one.

“The quest will be to try to score goals and not worry about going out in test conditions. That’s how you can put the opposition under pressure or else you’ll just stand there hoping you don’t come out not optimistic enough. You have to take calculated risks against a good bowling attack like New Zealand “

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