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Virat Kohli lashes out at journalist when asked if he needs to control aggression

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 2 March 2020, 14:24 IST

After suffering a loss in the two match Test series against New Zealand, Indian captain Virat Kohli on Monday lost his cool during a press conference when asked if he needs to control his aggression on the field.

On sunday, the Indian skipper was seen fired up on the second day of the Test match and celebrated animatedly on the dismissals of Kane Williamson and Tom Latham. On incident went viral on in internet as Kohli was witnessed using cuss word towards the crowd.

The incident took place when Mohammed Shami got the better of Tom Latham in the first innings of the second Test.

A journalist questioned the Indian skipper whether he needs to tone down his aggression and set an example for his side. To this, Virat Kohli got a little upset and stated, "What do you think? I am asking you for the answer. You need to find out exactly what happened and then come up with a better question, I have spoken with the match referee, you cannot come here with half knowledge. Thank you".

The Indian skipper had a tough outing with the bat during the New Zealand tour as he managed to go past the fifty run mark just once. In the Test series, Virat Kohli failed to even go past 20 run mark.

Team India’s grim display with the bat resulted in the teams loss by seven wickets in the second Test against the Black Caps on Monday here at the Hagley Oval.

With this victory, New Zealand whitewashed India in the two match Test series and has moved up to the third position in the World Test Championship points table with 180 points.

The men in blue on the other hand is placed at the top spot with 360 points from nine games.

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First published: 2 March 2020, 10:54 IST