Edited By Bharat Malhotra | IANS | Updated: 30 Jun 2020, 02:16:00 PM IST
Indian team captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday recalled the 2014 Test match played in Adelaide, which according to him will always be a milestone for Indian cricket. In the first Test match played on 9–13 December, the Indian team had given a tough challenge to the team captained by Michael Clarke. India, however, could not win the match even after Kohli's century in both innings (Virat Kohli Century).
Posting a photo on his Instagram (Virat Kohli instagram), Kohli wrote, 'This test has been a very important part of the journey of the team that we are today. In the 2014 Test match played in Adelaide, there was a lot of emotion from both the teams and it was also fantastic for those who saw it. '
He said, 'Though we did not win but it taught us that if we put everything in our way then anything is possible because we are dedicated to doing something which is very difficult to start, but we almost won this match. Had taken it. We were all dedicated to it. ”He wrote,“ It will be a milestone in our journey as a Test team. ”
Australia had declared the first innings for 517 runs at the loss of seven wickets in that match. For him, David Warner, Michael Clarke, Steve Smith scored centuries.
India had responded strongly in their first innings and scored 444 runs with the help of Kohli's 115 runs. In the second innings, the hosts had declared 290 runs at the loss of five wickets and gave India a target of 364 runs. Kohli scored 141 runs in the second innings and Murali Vijay scored 99 runs apart from them, but the efforts of both of them could not win India as the team was all out for 315 runs.