Kohli frustrated at Bangalore washout

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India captain Virat Kohli cut a frustrated figure as the second Test against South Africa in Bangalore ended an inevitable draw after the last four days were washed out by rain.

The hosts were on top after the only day of play, bowling the Proteas out for just 214 and then reaching 80 for no wicket at stumps after winning the toss and electing to field first.

Kohli said at the brief presentation ceremony: "It's a pity we lost four days when we were in such a strong position.

"The bowlers did a commendable job by bowling South Africa out in less than three sessions which is something very rare. A lot of people were surprised when we decided to field first.

"All credit to the bowlers. Bangalore is known for its runs but our bowlers showed a lot of character."

Kohli has insisted that India will not change their approach for the third Test in Nagpur, starting on 25 November, even though they are one-nil up with now only two matches to play.

He said: "Nothing has changed in the series. We took the confidence from Mohali to Bangalore and we had a good day's play.

"The team is in great mood and hopefully we won't have any more interruptions and the players can execute their skills in Nagpur"

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