Former England captain Michael Vaughan has mentioned that the versatile Sam Curran did not have much impressive against the Indian batsmen on day one of the Lord’s Test. England won the toss, choosing to bowl first on a green wicket at the Lords in the second Test. England could not take advantage of the bowling conditions and could not challenge the Indian batsmen.
KL Rahul en Rohit Sharma entered into a 126 partnership for the first wicket and Sam Curran leaked runs on one side, which is rare for a player of his quality. He could not pick up a wicket and looked one of the less strong among the English bowlers on day one. He was one of the steady artists in England as a versatile player in all forms.
Michael Vaughan feels Sam Curran bowling like a schoolboy
Michael Vaughan was of the opinion that Sam Curran was not with the Lord on the first day and describes his bowling as a schoolboy with a lack of control over lines. He mentioned that the Indian batsmen dominated Curran as he did not make life difficult for them and that the batsmen did not give good results.
“I love Sam Curran. He brings so much energy and buzz to any format. But I thought he was bowling a bit like a schoolboy today. It was so clear how he bowled, it was too easy for the Indian batsmen.
“It was good to swing one back in the pads and get you out. This does not happen against quality. You have to fix the batsman. You have to cross, cross, and this may be the second or third time you hit one in the pads, “he said. Michael Vaughan tells.
Michael Vaughan afraid of England’s bowling depth
Michael Vaughan informed that James Anderson and Stuart Broad have taken the side forward and that the other sailors are not effective enough to struggle the Indian batsmen. He added that England could get in trouble if they bowl in the same way as the first day by not creating enough chances.
“I will be brutally honest. I think today has shown me that we are having problems. You take Jimmy Anderson out of the attack today, and that’s what England got.
“We’re probably starting to see the fame of Broad and Anderson first, how big they are. “You take Jimmy Anderson out of the attack today, I’m sorry, the England team just looked good,” Vaughan added.
India resume the second day at 276 for the loss of 3 wickets KL Rahul undefeated at 126 with the fold.