Indian team faced an embarrassing defeat in the second Test at Christchurch against New Zealand as the hosts won the contest by seven wickets. After losing the T20I series, Kiwis came back strongly and sealed the ODI series 3-0, followed by Test series 2-0.
After the huge defeat, Indian captain Virat Kohli faced tough questions from journalists in the post-match press conference. However, one question didn’t go down well with the 31-year-old, and he snapped the reporter.
During the second day of the final Test, Kohli was fired up, giving angry send-offs to New Zealand batsmen. The Delhi-born was even caught on camera swearing at the crowd, and the videos of the incident went viral on social media.
The Indian skipper was asked about the same incident, but it seems Kohli lost his cool and suggested the journalist to not ask questions without knowing the full details.
Here is the full conversation that took place between the two:
Journalist: Virat, what’s your reaction to your behavior on the field, swearing at Williamson when he got out, swearing at the crowd. As an Indian captain, don’t you think you should set a better example on the field?
Virat Kohli: What do you think?
Journalist: I asked you the question?
Virat Kohli: I am asking you the answer.
Journalist: You need to set better examples
Virat Kohli: You need to find out exactly what happened and come up with better questions. You can’t come here with half questions or half details of what happened. And also, if you want to create controversy, this is not the right place. I had spoken to the match referee. He had no issues with what happened. Thank You.
After winning both the Tests, the Kane Williamson-led side has come at the third spot in the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) with 180 points. India, on the other hand, remains at the top spot with 360 points, while Australia with 296 are at the second place.