New Delhi: The Indian cricket team is currently playing against England in a 5-match test series. After the end of three Test matches, this series is currently tied at 1-1. In the third match, the British defeated Team India by an innings and 76 runs. In such a situation, captain Virat Kohli will definitely make some big changes in his team. But still there are some players who will spend the whole tour on the bench even if they don’t want to.
Rohit-Rahul dominated the opening
Team India’s star openers KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma are performing brilliantly in every single match at this time. Both these players have proved themselves on the entire England tour so far. Shubman Gill used to open with Rohit earlier, but after the final of the World Test Championship, Gill got injured and returned to India. After which Mayank Agarwal could have got the responsibility of opening with Rohit, but Mayank also got injured just before the tour against England. In such a situation, Rahul was given a chance and he was covered.
Dream of these players broken
Due to the brilliant game of Rohit and Rahul, the tension of some players has also increased a lot. Actually the Indian team had 5 opening batsmen for this tour. Apart from Rohit, Rahul and Mayank, Team India also has Prithvi Shaw and Abhimanyu Easwaran. But the sad thing is that there is no chance of getting a chance for both these players on this tour. Actually, the kind of performance that Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul are doing at this time, they cannot be removed. On the other hand, if any of these players is injured, then Mayank Agarwal is present. This is the first tour of Abhimanyu Easwaran for India but he will not be able to make his debut for the team this time.
The series is standing on a par
The Indian team lost in the third test match of the series against England. In the second innings, India scored only 278 runs for the loss of 10 wickets. England won this match by an innings and 76 runs. Being all out on a small score in the first innings of this match, the Indian team was overwhelmed throughout the match. With this, the series is now tied at 1-1.
eyes on the edge
Virat Kohli’s army will now try to take the lead in this series. The fourth match of this series will be played at the Oval ground from September 2. Before this match, one of the biggest good news for the Indian team is that England’s main fast bowler James Anderson can be rested. In such a situation, Indian batsmen can make big scores.