Michael Atherton: India should have gone 2-0 up in the series

Former Britain captain Michael Atherton has piled laud on Virat Kohli-led Group India is ahead of the third Test to be played in Headingley from August 25.

Atherton said that India ought to have been 2-0 up. Within the arrangement fair since of the savagery of expectation, they have appeared amid the series.

“The ferocity of their play, their will to win, and their skill to carry them through difficult moments. It should have removed any doubts about how the Nottingham Test would have finished but for rain. To all intent and purposes, India should be 2-0 up,” Atherton wrote in his column for the Telegraph.

The primary Test at Nottingham finished in a draw after the ultimate day was washed out. India required 154 runs to win the primary Test on the fifth day. Therefore, Within the moment Test at Lord’s, India made a surprising comeback on the ultimate day to defeat Britain by 151 runs.

“Over two matches, Britain have competed for long periods. However, this without a few genuine cricketers – Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, and Chris Woakes absent for two Tests and Stuart Broad for one.

James Anderson and Joe Root

Michael Atherton

They have the benefit of two of their greatest cricketers, in James Anderson and Joe Root, and in Test cricket, great players can make up a lot of ground for limitations elsewhere. All is not lost,” said Atherton.

Atherton moreover rued the truth that lack of domestic first-class cricket is also hurting England severely.

“In the short term, given the injuries and lack of domestic first-class cricket to also provide the alternatives, there is not a great deal to be done,” he said.

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