Before the start of the fourth day of the ongoing Edgbaston Test against England, it was India who were at the top and expected to set a big target for England. However, some “normal” shots took the Indian batsmen out, and the visitors piled up just 245 runs. چیتشور پجارا And رشبھ پنت Crossing the 50-run mark. In the end, England were given a target of 368 and the hosts reached 259/3 on stumps on the fourth day. Joe Root And Johnny Barstow Unbeaten on 76 and 72 runs respectively.
It is safe to say that England are now favorites to win the match.
India’s batting coach Vikram Rathore spoke to reporters after the stumps on the fourth day during a press conference and described his team’s batting performance as “normal”.
“I would agree that as far as batting is concerned, we had a normal day. We were ahead in the game. We were in a position where we could really get them out of the game. Unfortunately, that didn’t happen. “A lot of them started but didn’t really change. We were expecting one of them to play a big innings and a big partnership but unfortunately, it didn’t happen,” Rathore said. Said
“Two wickets early in the morning and then the game will start. We know we understand the game, it’s still a big goal, it’s more than 100 runs now. We take two wickets early and the game is still open. The way Shami and Bumrah are bowling, it’s not just about them taking a wicket, then one, two, three can fall. And that can get us back in the game. “
England used a short ball tactic against the Indian batsmen in the second innings. Shriyas Iyer Once again, they fell victim to the tactic. Shriyas was dismissed for 19 off 26 balls.
“Yes, they used a short ball plan against us on the field. We had to show a little better strategy than intent. We could have handled it a little differently. People tried to play shots but the reality changed. Didn’t come. Or run them well. They got out on it. We have to think again how we will handle it next time in a situation like this, against bowlers who have the same fields. We need a better strategy against them, “Rathore said. .
“Of course, at this level you expect people to bowl short ball against us, and especially against the Indian team, people have been using short ball for a long time. People have their own ways of dealing with it. “As a batsman, you have your own way of dealing with it. We don’t say you have to do it or you have to do it.” You have to decide what is right for you in this situation and in these circumstances. Unfortunately, he added that we could not carry out what we had planned today.
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