Kohli’s brutal honesty brings India together
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Kohli’s brutal honesty brings India together

London: Virat Kohli says India’s Champions Trophy demolition of South Africa was fuelled by his refusal to spare his players from criticism.

Kohli’s side crushed South Africa by eight wickets at The Oval in their final Group B fixture to set up a likely semi-final showdown with Bangladesh on Thursday.

India had to win to avoid elimination after slumping to a shock loss against Sri Lanka, a spluttering performance that prompted Kohli to let his team know where they were going wrong.

Rather than sugar-coat his comments to save his players’ pride, the India captain made it clear they had to improve and he was delighted with how they responded in the make or break clash on Sunday.

“You have to be honest. You have to sometimes say things that hurt. That’s what I believe in,” he said.

“You have to lay it out in front of them that this is what we did wrong, including me, and we need to take it on the chin and accept it and prove it.

“That’s why we are chosen among millions of people to play at this level. You have to be good enough to do that for the country and you have to be good enough to bounce back, as well.

“You can’t do the same mistakes over and over again. That sort of mindset is really helping all of us to come together as a unit and make things happen.

“It’s not about asking two, three players to do it. We are asking everyone to do it and everyone is responding really well.

“Until you have a team effort, you cannot win games, especially in conditions that you are not familiar with. ”    AFP / SAMAA

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