We are not in the mood for rest, we will also fight in the third test: Virat Ko
Captain Virat Kohli, who played a key role in India's victory by playing a strong innings of 254 runs in the second Test match against South Africa, says that his only goal is to get his team in a strong position. Also, Kohli said that the team is not in any relaxed mood.
India took an unassailable 2–0 lead in the three-match Test series, winning the second match in Pune on Sunday with an innings and 137 runs. With this victory, India also captured the Freedom Trophy.
After the win, Kohli said in the presentation ceremony that the team will not take the third Test match lightly and will try for a clean sweep.
Looking at the Virat KohliTest Championship, every match is valuable, whether it is at home or outside the house. So we are not going to take the third test lightly. In any case, no one is going to relax and we will try to win the third match and would like to win the series 3-0.
Kohli, who was chosen as the 'Man of the Match', said, "There is always a mentality to help the team and in that process big scores are also made. I think the moment you start thinking about the team, All the pressure is gone. I am at a stage in my career where I am happy the way I am playing and I am contributing to my team. My only goal is to get the team in a strong position. "
On his partnership with Ajinkya Rahane, Kohli said, "I enjoy batting with Rahane. Their mentality is positive. We talk and run well between wickets. We are probably the most successful Indian pair and The only reason for playing in our team is that we take great pride in it. Having joy at the other end keeps you focused. "
He also praised the performance of all the players in the team after this victory.
Kohli said, "When we started as a team we were number-7 (in the Test rankings). There was only one way and that was to move forward. We put some things in and all of them were tight during the practice session. Told to work hard. We are fortunate to have found good players in the last three-four years. It is wonderful to see the hunger and passion present to improve all the people. "
The third and final Test match between the two teams will be played in Ranchi from 19 October.