Virat Kohli considers himself guilty of losing the second test match

IND vs SA 2021-22: In the second test match played between India and South Africa in Johannesburg, Team India captain Virat Kohli could not be a part of this test match due to his back problems. After which KL Rahul was given the responsibility of captaincy in his place. At the same time, Hanuma Vihari was included in the team in his place.

Team India had to face a crushing defeat by 7 wickets in this match. Now before the third Test match to be played in Cape Town, captain Kohli is fully fit and is ready to return. Before that, Virat has given a big statement about his fitness.

Virat Kohli is one of the fittest players in the world

Virat Kohli, the captain of the Indian Test team, is considered one of the fittest players in the world. There have been very few such occasions in his cricket career so far, when he had to miss the match due to fitness.

As in the Johannesburg Test. Virat could not take part in this match due to his back problems. However, now Kohli is fully fit and ready to return in the third match. Before that, he has given a big statement about his fitness. Virat has blamed himself for missing the second test match.

Felt guilty for not playing second Test: Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli expressed his grief for not playing the second Test match in the press conference on Monday before the third Test match to be played in Cape Town and said, “

Feeling guilty for not playing the second Test. You wonder how I can have bloating or cramps. How did this happen. But this happens because of travel, training, cricket. This shows that you are playing. Are you human. This should not disappoint. But yes, it was definitely weird.

Rahul tried his best to win the team

Virat Kohli

In the second test match, KL Rahul was given the responsibility of captaincy in place of Virat Kohli. Despite giving a target of 240 runs in the fourth innings, Team India had to face defeat by 7 wickets in this match. Responding to a question on Rahul’s captaincy, Kohli said,

Rahul tried his best to make the team win. But South Africa chased well. Had I been there, I would have done something different but everyone’s effort is to make the team win.

Apart from this, Kohli also said that all the players of Team India try to keep themselves fit. But when you play cricket continuously for such a long time then it is natural to get injuries.