Can't win everything, says Virat Kohli after loss to West Indies

Kohli wasn't too disheartened by the defeat, choosing instead to look at the positives to come of out it, especially the bowling unit pulling the game back and putting themselves in a position where just one wicket stood between India and victory.

updated: July 01, 2013 11:48 IST
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Kingston, Jamaica: After the one-sided affair of the opening match of the Celkon Mobile Cup, a close contest was necessary to infuse life into the tournament, and that is exactly what transpired during the second match, between India, the reigning World champions, and West Indies, the home side, on Sunday (June 30). (Match report)

It was a match with more than a few unexpected turns, not least injuries to Dwayne Bravo (available to play in Trinidad) and Ravi Rampaul (out for three weeks) that kept them away from playing, and to Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the Indian captain who will be evaluated after an MRI on Monday. (The match as it happened)

Both sides were led on the field by players who weren't really expecting it, but put on a very creditable show and give their sides great chances at victory. Virat Kohli's handling of his bowlers, initially thinking the match wouldn't go past 45 overs but then recalibrating to bring on Suresh Raina towards the end, was impressive even though he couldn't pull off victory. ('Under pressure, we missed Dhoni's calmness')

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