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"Not Going To Take Backward Step When Provoked": Virat Kohli

England vs India, 3rd Test: "Not Activity To Booty Astern Footfall Back Provoked", Says Virat Kohli

England vs India, 3rd Test: India skipper Virat Kohli said advanced of the Headingley Test that the aggregation is "not activity to booty a astern step" back affronted on the field.

ENG vs IND: Virat Kohli celebrates with India teammates during 2nd Test at Lord's.

"India are not activity to booty a astern footfall back provoked": Virat Kohli

Kohli said affront on the acreage serves as "extra motivation" for team

India and England will affray in the third Test at Headingley from Aug 25

reflected on the final day of the additional Test adjoin England at Lord's and said that the aggregation is "not activity to booty a astern footfall back provoked". Speaking at the pre-match columnist appointment advanced of

, Kohli said the capacity of what was said on the acreage during a acrimonious final day's comedy at Lord's charge not be appear but those exact volleys gave the aggregation some "extra motivation". The fifth day at Lord's saw players from both abandon go at one addition with England dishing out some short-pitched bowling and some words to Jasprit Bumrah followed by Kohli agreeable with several English players, best acutely Jos Buttler.

"Day 5 of the additional Test showed this aggregation is not activity to booty a astern footfall back provoked. We comedy together, comedy to win. We don't let any action to booty us lightly. We and they apperceive we are consistently activity to attempt and acquisition means to win matches and booty a chace whenever it's in advanced of us," said Kohli on Tuesday.

When asked as to what absolutely affronted India at Lord's, Kohli said: "I can't accord you capacity of the words of what was spoken. That's for cameras and butt mic to aces up, from both teams, equally. What's said on the acreage and done on the moment gives added action to the aggregation to get calm and appear alike added strongly.

"There's complete accuracy in what you appetite to do. The capacity are not all-important to be discussed after, because it happens in the moment. It happens in aggressive sport. It's what you do afterwards that that matters."

Bumrah and Mohammed Shami aggregate an best 89-run angle for the ninth wicket in the additional innings as India set England 272 runs to win on Day 5.

England's approach of consistently bowling abbreviate to India's No.10 and 11 were criticised by experts, including allegorical spinner Shane Warne. Root afterwards accepted to accepting erred on the acreage on that final day.

England's short-ball artifice was allegedly in acknowledgment to

Anderson batten about adverse up to Bumrah during an intimidating spell backward on Day 3 and said he has "not acquainted like this ever", suggesting Bumrah wasn't aggravating to get him out.

"I accept not acquainted like this, I don't anticipate anytime in my career, I acquainted like he wasn't aggravating to get me out. He bowled an over that was maybe 10, 11, 12 balls, bowling no brawl afterwards no ball, and bowling short. I anticipate he bowled two on the stumps, which I managed to dig out," Anderson told BBC podcast 'Tailenders'.

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