Rahul Dravid, who is the last Indian captain to win the test series in England in 2007, believes the harvest players can now beat England in their own backyard.
Rahul Dravid felt that the Indian cricket team led by Virat Kohli had a great opportunity to defeat England in their own backyard in the upcoming test series.
After the conclusion of the world test championship, the Indian team will lock horns with Joe Root and Co. In the 5 match test series, scheduled for August-September 2021.
The former Indian captain Dravid, who is the last Indian captain to win the test series in England in 2007, has estimated that India will beat England 3-2 at the series test this summer. He also added that it would be their ‘best opportunity’ to win in British land since 2007.
“I really think India has a very good opportunity this time,” Dravid said during the webinar, as quoted by Espncricinfo.
“There are no questions about Bowling England. Whatever Bowling attack was put into the park, especially their SEAM-Bowling attacks, it would be fantastic. They have many players to choose and choose and it will be extraordinary. But if you look six or seven They are big, you really think of a big batsman, a world-class batsman who is Joe Root, “he added.
Dravid further mentions that the struggle between Ravichandran Ashwin and All-Rounder Ben Stokes can be a ‘interesting subplot’ in the upcoming series.
“Obviously, Ben Stokes is the other, which is all all-round, but for several reasons, Ashwin seems to be good against it. And it must be an interesting contest. I know he is done well to it (Stokes) in India, but it will still be Interesting subplot for the series, “Dravid said.
“But I just think India will be prepared properly, having the trust of Australia, there is a lot of trust in the squad. Some players have been to England several times, there are many experiences in the order of punch this time, so this might be our best chance, maybe say 3- 2 to India, “he added.
After the WTC final against New Zealand, the Indian team is scheduled to stay for a month before the series. The National Cricket Academy Chief believes that it is a great opportunity for Kohli & Co because they have enough time to prepare.
“This is a great opportunity we have. After the WTC final, they will be in England for a full month before the test series begins. I don’t think any team has such time to prepare the test series when India will have this time, so it must have It’s a big advantage, “said the former Indian captain.