While England middle-order batter Jonny Bairstow may have dismissed his angry exchanges with Kohli on Day 3 of the rescheduled fifth Test at Edgbaston by saying it was part and parcel of the game, given the fiercely competitive nature of the sport, it did leave several cricket pundits unhappy with the Indian stalwart's gestures.
India fell to 245 all out in the second innings and handed England a record victory target of 378.
Elaborating on the mistakes, Dravid said: "Yesterday (on the fourth day) we didn't bat well. Our bowling thereafter lacked intensity. We have to also give England credit."
The successful chase of 378 is also the highest they have chased ever in Test cricket.
Several Indian fans took to Twitter to report the racist behaviour they had to suffer from other fans during the fourth day's play on Monday night.
My perennial complaint against Ishant Sharma has been that he has never really been a match winning bowler; one who can take wickets in a heap like, say, a Bhuvneshwar Kumar or a Mohammed Shami. But after his performance at Edgbaston on Friday, I have absolutely nothing to complain about. There were two things that […]