Virat Kohli's India were thrashed by New Zealand in Wellington
’s India have been thrashed by New Zealand in Wellington (Picture: Getty)

Virat Kohli admitted his India group have been ‘not good enough’ in their 10-wicket defeat to New Zealand in the first Test in Wellington.

India produced a mediocre efficiency in opposition to the Black Caps and have been bowled out for 165 and 191, with Kiwi quick bowlers Trent Boult and Tim Southee taking 9 wickets apiece.

Only one India participant – opening batsman Mayank Agarwal – made fifty as New Zealand took a 1-Zero lead in the two-Test collection.

‘We didn’t present sufficient competitiveness,’ India captain Kohli mentioned. ‘The easy reality is we didn’t play ok .

New Zealand sealed an emphatic victory in the first Test
New Zealand sealed an emphatic victory in the first Test (Picture: Getty)

‘We let ourselves down massively in the first innings with the bat. Some people might want it to be the end of the world, but it’s not.

‘For us, it’s a recreation of cricket we misplaced and we transfer on. We preserve our heads excessive.’

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India have been comprehensibly overwhelmed by New Zealand, with man of the match Southee ending with match figures of 9-110.

New Zealand’s win over the primary ranked aspect in the world was their 100th victory in Test cricket.

The second Test begins on Friday in Christchurch.

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