New Delhi. England defeated defending Test champions New Zealand 3-0 in the series. England played very aggressive cricket in this series. The team’s spirits are very high after this victory. Now England is going to face the Indian team on July 1. While England are confident after beating New Zealand, the Indian team has not played a Test match since March. In March, Team India defeated Sri Lanka 2-0. Therefore, the England team can present a tough challenge to the Indian team in Birmingham.
‘England will have the upper hand’
Former England spinner Graeme Swann believes that in this match, the Indian team can be overshadowed by the England team. Swann believes that the Indian team has not played any Test for 4 months and it can be a loss for them, while Momentum is currently with the English team.
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‘England playing aggressive cricket’
Swann says that the England team is playing aggressive cricket right now. Team captain Ben Stokes has become the first English batsman to hit 100 sixes in Tests. At the same time, former England captain Joe Root is also in tremendous rhythm.
However, Team India’s position in the Test Championship is better than England. India is in third place. The winning percentage of the team is 58.33. South Africa is second with 71.43 percentage points. Australia has captured the first number. At the same time, the team of England is at number 7 and the winning percentage of the team is 28.89. However, Virat Kohli’s form is a matter of concern for the team. Recently Rohit Sharma has also been found to be Corona positive.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : June 28, 2022, 10:21 IST