This veteran admitted – the first test was a draw, but England’s pole was exposed in front of India


Nottingham: Wicketkeeper batsman Dinesh Karthik believes that after the first Test, India has the upper hand. According to Karthik, although the first Test played at Trent Bridge was undoubtedly a draw, the England team had to face a lot of problems in front of the Indian team.

England’s pole exposed in front of India

Talking to Sky Sports, Dinesh Karthik said, ‘The Indian team had the upper hand on the last day of the game. India got to learn a lot in this test match compared to England. The Indian team performed brilliantly during the entire test.

India’s upper hand in test series

Dinesh Karthik further said, ‘The way Bumrah got Rory Burns out in the very first over of the first day of the game was fantastic. The Indian bowlers had made their intention clear there. The batsmen also played well. After the match, Indian captain Virat Kohli said, ‘We were very close to winning the match. Both our batsmen and bowlers managed to perform well.

England captain Joe Root said after the match that, ‘We are going from here to Lord’s, the way the team played in the first innings, if it had played in the second innings, it would have been better. The team is full of confidence.


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