India’s Virat Kohli attacks Australia’s Mitchell Johnson after tense third day

• Kohli: ‘If someone doesn’t respect me, I have no reason to respect him’
• Batsman ‘really annoyed’ by run-out attempt which hit him in the back
• Kohli makes 169 as India claw back into contention on third day

Virat Kohli blasted a brilliant 169 to help India claw back into the third Test on Sunday, before taking aim at Mitchell Johnson and his Australia team-mates in a lively press conference at the MCG. Having driven India to 462 for eight at stumps, Kohli raised the stakes again for the rest of the series, saying he respected only some of the Australia team.

“They were calling me a spoilt brat,” Kohli told reporters. “I said: ‘Maybe that’s the way I am - I know you guys hate me and I like that.’”

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