“I don’t understand why a cricket ball, cricket pitch are brought into focus. Why don’t we just focus on the fact that the batsmen were just not skilled enough to play on that pitch. It was a bizarre display of batting by both teams in a Test match. I will continue to say that because I have played long enough to understand what happens on a cricket field. It is not a change in ball colour or change in ball shape. It is still round, still weighs five-and-a-half ounces so I don’t know what difference it makes suddenly. The pitch in Chennai though was different. This track has more pace,” he added.
“The result in the last game was down to bizarre batting from both sides and we scored more runs than the opposition. It was just poor batting. It could have gone into the third or fourth day,” said Kohli.
The 32-year-old India captain also said that the pitch is getting unnecessary flak when it is the batting that has been poor.
“We lost in New Zealand in three days. No one wrote about the…