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English Test: 2/10

DNMUM422226 | 9/13/2018 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :1828



Man for man, Virat Kohli’s India were a superior side than England. But, the 4-1 scoreline in England’s favour reflected that India did not capitalise on the crucial moments throughout the series. They ought to have won the first Test in Birmingham, eventually going down by 31 runs; They ought to have won the fourth Test in Southampton, but lost by 60 runs. And, on a fine batting surface at The Oval, they ought to have saved the game, if not won it. The result should have been 3-1 in India’s favour, if not 4-1. Without taking credit away from England, India lacked the depth in batting that England had, Sam Curran and Jos Buttler batting with the lower half was something that their corresponding India numbers Hardik Pandya and Dinesh
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