New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has praised Virat Kohli saying that he softly killed them with his special innings today. Although he did not hesitate to give India the honours of the day, Hesson acknowledged the hard work put up by their pace bowlers on the hot and humid day in Indore.
When Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane hit the Kiwi bowlers all around the park to take India to a commendable position in the third Test, New Zealand team had left stunned. No ploy seemed to work for the Kiwi bowlers on a hot and humid day.
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson credited the sublime innings of Virat Kohli which pushed them to the back seat.
In the post-match press conference, the New Zealand coach said, "(It was)
Mike Hesson also spoke about the good things done by his team in the match, despite having a tough day at the office.
"A tough day but, sounds funny, also a satisfying day in terms of the standards we set. Our seam bowlers delivering 30 overs, 135-140kmph at times, in heat and humidity. At no stage did we roll over and give soft runs. I thought it was a
"When you go over a 100 overs without a wicket it can be demoralising. If you're not
Hesson stated, “The surface is still pretty good. (It's) fair to say footmarks (are) building as they tend to do, but
We just have to bat for long periods of time. Each batsman has his own game plan and it is a matter of being very decisive around that. It is not quite as sharp a turn at the moment as perhaps in Kanpur but we know that will change over time. We have a very good blueprint of how to