IND VS AUS: Rahul Dravid told the reason for Team India’s defeat (Photo-AFP)
New Delhi, Team India seems to have got addicted to defeat in ICC tournaments. Team India, which suffered defeat in the final of the last World Test Championship, once again lost in the final. This time Australia defeated him by a huge margin of 209 runs. What was the reason for the defeat of the Indian team, where did it go wrong, the head coach Rahul Dravid gave the answer. Rahul Dravid gave a shocking statement and said that Team India had actually lagged behind so much on the very first day of the game that it became difficult for him to come back.
Rahul Dravid told Star Sports after the defeat that the Oval wicket was not worth 469 runs. Australia scored a lot of runs in the first innings and after that our batsmen lost their wickets playing very bad shots.
Team India had lost on the very first day!
Rahul Dravid said that the Oval wicket was 300 runs, where 469 runs in the first innings was too much. Also, according to Rahul Dravid, India conceded 157 runs in the last session of the first day, which cost the team dearly. According to Rahul Dravid, the bowlers gave a lot of room to the batsmen, the line was far out and Travis Head scored fast. After this, Dravid told that the batsmen of Team India lost their wickets by playing bad shots on the fourth day.
What did Dravid say on fielding first?
Rahul Dravid also defended the decision of fielding first after winning the toss. According to Dravid, fielding first has been better in the last few matches in England. England’s pitch has been good for batting later. Also, the sky was cloudy on the first day at the Oval, the pitch was green, so Team India decided to field first. Dravid told that when three wickets fell for Australia’s 70 runs, he felt this decision was right, but the way he bowled badly in the last session, he got out of hand.
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