new Delhi: The Test series between India and England (IND VS ENG) will start from February 5. After registering a historic win over Australia, Team India is considered to be a strong contender for the Test series against England. Fans are very excited about this series and speculation has started about this tour of England. Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has also given a big statement on this series.
Ian Chappell praised Team India
Ian Chappell believes that in the upcoming Test series against England, India will start as contenders on the basis of their quality fast bowling attack and top class batting. The host team has been boosted by the inclusion of lead batsman and captain Virat Kohli in the team. For the birth of his child, Kohli left the Australia series in the middle and returned home.
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Chappell (Ian Chappell) wrote in his column for ESPNcricinfo, ‘India will start as a contender after a stunning win against Australia. When you add Virat Kohli’s name to the batting order, the team suddenly wears a bulletproof cloak. R. The names of Ashwin, Hardik Pandya and Ishant Sharma are also included. The list of available players makes India an unbeatable team.
India’s ‘unbeatable’ team
The former Australia captain feels that India’s illustrious top-order will prove to be a strong side for the hosts in the Test series starting on 5 February in Chennai.
Chappell (Ian Chappell) wrote, one of the top three in India is the impressive Shubman Gill, Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara with indomitable courage, which can cause problems for England.
According to the 77-year-old, the middle order of the two teams is equally strong. In the presence of Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant and Pandya, India is in a position to take full advantage of any good start, he writes.
On the other hand, the Joe Root-led England team would like to repeat the success of the 2012 series. Also, the English team would like to extend the victory in the two matches Test series with Sri Lanka.