England v India: Virat Kohli says workforce ‘hurting’ after shedding third Take a look at however doesn’t see defeat as ‘a adverse’

England v India: Virat Kohli says team 'hurting' after losing third Test but does not see defeat as 'a negative'

India captain Virat Kohli says his team are “hurting” after losing the third Test against England, but does not see the defeat as “a negative”.

England levelled the five-Test series with a thumping innings and 76-run victory on day four at Headingley.

After winning the toss and batting first, India were all out for 78, before England posted 438 in reply.

“When you’ve played for so long at this level you understand these things happen in cricket,” Kohli said.

He told BBC Test Match Special: “We didn’t have enough runs on the board and when you give too much away with the ball it’s very difficult to get back into the game.”

‘Hurt propels you to correct the mistakes’

Kohli praised his team’s fightback in their second innings which helped India end day three on 215-2, but the tourists lost their remaining eight wickets for 68 runs in Saturday’s morning session.

“We did not give up yesterday, we gave ourselves a chance to make something out of this game and tried to at least make them bat…