Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels that people should not write off Joe Root’s team in the series after a loss in the second Test. In the wins the Lord’s Test by a heavy margin of 151 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the series.
Many experts believe Virat Kohli’s team will destroy the hosts in the next three Tests and claim their first series since 2007 in England. last day in Nottingham.
England can not win Tests with only one player in Root getting runs: Nasser Hussain
However, Nasser Hussain believes that England can make a strong return in the series. After all, they were on the verge of joining Lord’s on the final day, and got a stronger hold with the wicket of Rishabh Pant, but they wasted it when they allowed Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami to score 89 points. to conjure up to take the game from them.
But, England’s problems are much deeper than their bowling. Their batting against Joe Root was absolutely poor this year – as evidenced by the fact that they were bowled out in less than 52 overs at Lord’s. While the skipper is still tackling runs for his pleasure – he has been in two Tests in this series for two centuries – the rest of the batsmen have shown little support on the other side.
Nasser Hussain stressed that England are capable of winning back, but only if the rest of the batting line-up rises.
‘England played very good cricket at Lord’s, let’s not forget that. When Rishabh Pant walked away on Monday, we all thought it could be 1-0 to England. India do have weaknesses in their batting. “But England can not win Tests, with only one player in Root getting runs,” said the former captain.
“Robinson was an incredible find when there were so many injuries to bowlers. So let’s not write it off yet, but they urgently need others to score runs, ”he added.
England are likely to make changes to the squad’s lineup for the third Test at Headingley, which starts on 25 August.