Zaheer Khan England and India finished in a draw with downpour playing spoilsport on the fifth day. Notwithstanding Joe Root’s splendid century in the third innings, India might have constrained an outcome. In any case, that was not to be, as the specialists and fans missed what might have been a throbbing run-pursue. India required 157 on the last day with nine wickets staying in the bank.
Presently, with a draw, both England and India remain on Even Stevens heading into the subsequent Test match at the Lord’s Cricket Stadium. Cricketer-turned-master Zaheer Khan was approached to expound in which of the two groups enjoyed a benefit of having a draw. While Khan didn’t pick one group, he rather brought up couple of shortcomings of England’s top-request players – Dom Sibley, Rory Burns, and Zak Crawley.
In a video posted by Cricbuzz, Zaheer Khan was seen responding to an inquiry concerning how the host group’s best three players neglected to get rolling in both of the innings and did not have an appropriate stream while bating. “There is a shortcoming in England’s main three players Dom Sibley, Rory Burns, and Zak Crawley as they need appropriate stream in their innings. The back lift isn’t working as expected and the threesome likewise doesn’t have a sound method while confronting the pacers and are not able enough to score lively runs.”
Zaheer Khan dazzled by India playing four pacers
Virat Kohli settled on the striking choice of going in with four pacers at Trent Bridge. India played Ravindra Jadeja as a sole spinner and selected to with Shardul Thakur as the fourth bowling alternative in the playing XI. Zaheer was dazzled by this, “India played four pacers and went with Thakur as the crease bowling all-rounder and that was extremely amazing. Another positive for India was Jadeja scoring a fifty at a basic phase of the innings.”
Zaheer Khan closed by saying that he was dazzled by India’s openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul, “The openers in the crease and swing conditions left the balls well and showed tolerance. Dissimilar to England’s top-request hitters who put focus on the center request players, Rahul and Sharma played much better and showed a sound strategy. This is a colossal positive and forecasts well for India in the coming not many Tests.”
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