Spinner Jack Leach mentioned on Monday England aren’t obsessed by the state of the pitches in India however are eager to study from their two-day defeat earlier than the ultimate Test begins this week. Joe Root-led England went down by 10 wickets in lower than two full days on a viciously turning Ahmedabad observe final week and path the four-match sequence 2-1.
Former England cricketers together with Michael Vaughan and David Lloyd slammed the pitch on the world’s largest stadium which was internet hosting its first worldwide recreation, since renovation.
But left-arm spinner Leach, who has taken 16 wickets in three Tests, mentioned his facet is targeted on setting issues proper within the match that begins Thursday.
“I don’t really have too much to say about the pitch, I think we got outplayed in those conditions and for me I am always looking to learn and get better and see every challenge as a way of improving,” Leach informed reporters.
“I think their spinners bowled really, really well and I don’t think we should take anything away from them by saying bad things about the wicket.”
Indian spinners Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin took 18 wickets between them as England have been skittled out for 112 and 81.
Leach agreed with Ashwin that the chatter concerning the floor has been extra within the media than within the England dressing room.
“Ashwin world class bowler. Axar Patel was very accurate. I want to say that they bowled very well and that’s what I am looking at them and seeing how can I get better and that’s all my focus is on,” mentioned Leach.
“In the dressing we are just trying to get better and be prepared for this next match.”
Leach, who made his Test debut in 2018, mentioned he has come of age as spinner on this tour of the sub-continent that included England’s 2-0 Test sweep in Sri Lanka.
“I don’t think I could really have expected much more of myself than how I’ve done and how I’ve got better through the tour,” the 29-year-old mentioned.
“It has given me a lot of confidence that I can go on and play a lot for England and that I’m going to get better and better.”
The recreation has greater than the sequence at stake. India should keep away from defeat to ensure themselves a spot within the World Test Championship closing towards New Zealand at Lord’s in June.
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