Outgunned by England on a tricky pitch, India skipper Virat Kohli admitted that the batsmen were clueless about handling the challenge posed by the conditions in the first T20 international on Friday.

Invited to bat, India managed just 124 for seven as the batsmen struggled to cope with the two-paced track at the Motera stadium. England, however, chased the target comfortably, scoring 130 for 2 in 15.3 overs.

Kohli, KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan fell to poor shots, something about which the Indian skipper looked concerned.

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“We just weren’t aware of what we had to do on that pitch, lack of execution on our shots and something we have to address,” kohli said after going down by eight wickets.

“Accept your faults, come back with more intent, clarity of areas you want to hit. Wicket didn’t allow you to hit…

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