After cracking 333 runs defeat to Australia inside three days of the opening test, former legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday had a epistle for Virat Kohli and his boys, that is bent to lift their spirits, skipper Kohli himself chronicle the hosts docile Australia in Pune while the team's worst in the last two years.
The 43 years old batsman commends Virat Kohli said one loss does not adjudge out come of a long series.
"Coming to India - Australia test series, it was a tough test match forces. But it is part and parcel of the game. The loss ( in the first test ) does not mean that the series is lost, the series is still wide open." Tendulkar said.
"Knowing the spirit of the Indian team I know that they will fight beck hand. Australia team also knows about it because when we beat them, we also knew that they are going to come back at us really hard. I have no doubt that the Indian team is going to come back and compete hard," he added.