Virat Kohli reacts to criticism after Indias World Cup exit

Ross Taylor and Tom Latham will continue to the New Zealand innings

"No, he hasn't told us anything about his future", Kohli said when quizzed, India Today reported. But you have to accept it. "But the way they bowled in that first half an hour was the difference in the game", he said. The pacer, who claimed the wickets of India skipper Virat Kohli and dangerman Jadeja, said that he enjoyed being part of the "mayhem" his side created with the new ball.

"I think we are good enough to beat anyone".

"And you saw the passion with which he played and we have seen it in Test cricket a few times, he's played knock under tremendous pressure and he's got three triple hundreds in first class cricket if I'm not wrong, so the talent has obviously always been there".

"We got what we needed to get in the field this morning and we thought we had restricted them to a total that is chaseable on any surface. That's the nature of the tournament, one bad day at this stage and you are out of this tournament".

Boult and Henry shared five wickets while spinner Mitchell Santner claimed two in a tight display to snuff out India's hopes.

Kohli praised New Zealand's bowling attack, saying that it was particularly well-placed to defending middling scores.

The cricketer-turned-commentator, who had called Jadeja a "bits and pieces player", had excluded him from his playing XI against the Kiwis for the semifinals, was trolled heavily on the social media.

"But whatever happens it's going to be a great occasion, and the Black Caps can go into that game with a lot of confidence behind them".

Kane Williamson's 67 in awkward batting conditions on Tuesday, together with Ross Taylor's 74, had provided the cornerstone of New Zealand's 239 for eight. "So they know how to put pressure because they play very consistent cricket and today was an example of that", he added.



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