India – Ace off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin believes one thing which will be crucial for India in the upcoming five-Test series against England is their ability to adapt and acclimatise earlier on in the series and just react according to the situation that comes before them.

Summary

  • Ace off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin believes one thing which will be crucial for India in the upcoming five-Test series against England is their ability to adapt and acclimatise earlier on in the series and just react according to the situation that comes before them.
  • And now, India, the number one-ranked Test side, face their toughest Test when they lock horns with England in the long five-Test match series starting August 1.
  • India came away from their recent tour of South Africa with heads held high despite losing the three-match Test series 1-2.
  • When India last toured England in 2014, the inexperienced side were defeated 1-3 in the five-match Test series, and though the visitors bounced back to win the ODIs by the same margin, the impression that prevailed was that India’s batsmen couldn’t cope with the moving ball in England’s seaming conditions.
  • Ashwin played only two Tests in the 2014 series and picked up just three wickets.


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