India must tighten up their fielding and be “ruthless” when they face Sri Lanka in the Champions Trophy at the Oval on Thursday, skipper Virat Kohli said.

The defending champions opened their Group B account with an emphatic 124-run victory over arch-rivals Pakistan on Sunday, but drew criticism for their lacklustre fielding performance.

“Sometimes, starting with the tournament, creating momentum as a team, you can misfield, you can get overexcited,” Kohli told a news conference on Wednesday.

“There can be lapses as well, especially when the team is seven or eight down and you know that the game is going to end soon. We have addressed the guys and have asked them to be ruthless and fin...
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