New Delhi: Team India has to play the second Test match against England from 12 August at the historic ground of Lord’s. The first Test match played in Nottingham was drawn due to rain. The five-match Test series is currently tied at 0-0. India would like to take a 1-0 lead by winning the second Test at Lord’s.
bad news for team india
Before the second test, alarm bells have been rung for Team India. Actually, England has included off-spinner Moeen Ali in the team for the second Test match against India at Lord’s. According to the report of Cricbuzz, Moeen Ali is expected to join the team on Tuesday and is considered a contender to be included in the playing XI.
Moeen Ali has dismissed Kohli 8 times
Tension may increase in Team India’s second test match. Moeen Ali can be included in the playing 11 in the second Test match to be held at Lord’s. Moeen Ali has dismissed Virat Kohli 8 times in international cricket. In such a situation, he can increase the tension of Kohli.
Spinners who got Kohli out most times in international cricket
9 – Adil Rashid
8 – Moeen Ali
8 – Graeme Swann
7 – Adam Zampa
7 – Nathan Lyon
2nd test match from tomorrow
Chris Silverwood, head coach of the England cricket team, said, ‘We know Moeen Ali is a great cricketer and he has been seen in good form in The Hundred tournament too, although I understand that this is a completely different format. Is.’ The second test match between India and England will be played at Lord’s from tomorrow i.e. 12 August.
took eight wickets in the Chennai test
Moeen took eight wickets in a Test match in Chennai in February this year, but had to return home due to the rotation policy of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). The first match of the five-match Test series between India and England ended in a draw.
Kohli will not be happy in the second test match
It will not be easy for Team India to win against England at Lord’s. The last time in August 2018, when the teams of India and England faced each other at Lord’s, the English team defeated them in three days on the green top wicket. Kohli will not be happy at all with this record of Lord’s.
Team India collapsed
In August 2018, India’s star players could not even show the ability to stay away from scoring runs on the green pitch of Lord’s. The Indian team was all out in 35.2 overs in the first innings and 47 overs in the second innings. India scored 107 in the first innings and 130 in the second innings. England defeated Team India by an innings and 159 runs in the second test match played at Lord’s. England won this match in just 170.3 overs.
England’s upper hand over India at Lord’s
On the Lord’s ground, the host England team has an upper hand over India. England played 18 Tests against India at Lord’s. Of these, 12 were won, two were lost and four Tests were drawn. The success rate of the team winning the toss at Lord’s is 55%, but India could never win the Test by winning the toss here.
India landed on a grassy pitch with two spinners
In August 2018, India landed on the ground with two spinners on the grassy pitch of Lord’s. Ravichandran Ashwin and Kuldeep Yadav got a chance in this match. Both the spinners were looted by the England batsmen while flaunting them.