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Kohli Plays The Blame Game After Losing The 4th ODI Against Australia

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| September 29 , 2017 , 13:22 IST
Virat Kohli was not happy with the team's performance on Thursday as they lost to the Australian cricket team on Thursday.
 
As India ended their one-day international winning streak at nine after losing the fourth match of their series by 21 runs.
 
 
 India had never won 10 successive ODIs, while the Australians have done it six times.
 
Australia made 334 runs for 5 wickets, the first 300 score in the series, including a 14th ODI century by opener David Warner.
 
After Smith, now Virat Kohli is playing the blame game after losing and blaming the batsmen for not performing.
 
He Said "Honestly at the 30-over mark, they were going strong. I thought if we restricted them under 350, it would be a great effort, and we did do that,"
India made a good start as Ajinkya Rahane (53 off 66 balls) and Rohit Sharma (65 off 55 balls) put on 106 runs for the opening wicket.
 
He also added "We were optimistic with our chances. We got a good opening partnership but we needed one big partnership after that as well. From that point of view, it wasn't a great batting performance from us. That can happen. People have off days," he said.
 
 
Although the Indian cricket team captained praised his bowlers for a good performance against the Aussies.
 
"Umesh and Shami bowled well. Spinners won't always have good days. Australia was really good today. With the bat, their intent was really good. They pulled things back nicely in the field. We didn't play so badly, but they were better on the day.
 
"The only respite for the fast bowlers was taking the pace of the deliveries. The pitch looked worse than it played. It played very well and surprised all of us," Kohli added.
 
However, it was a good day for the Australian cricket team as they defeated the Indian cricket team by 21 runs and the Australian captain was happy about it.
Smith said "Nice to get a win in. Warner and Finch were spectacular. They really paced their innings nicely and set us up to get 330 plus." 
 
"We lost a few wickets again but Handscomb was very good at the end. Nice little cameo to get us to 334."
 
"I think 300 wouldn't have been enough,"