IND vs ENG: Joe Root Says Pitch For 4th Test Looks “Very Similar” To The Last Match | Cricket News

India vs England: Pitch Looks

England skipper Joe Root on Wednesday mentioned the pitch for the fourth and final Test in opposition to India appears very similar to the one on which his workforce was decimated within the third sport however the guests have learnt their classes to be prepared for the problem beginning Thursday. India have to keep away from defeat within the match to discover a place within the World Test Championships ultimate in June, whereas a win for England would revive a number of the misplaced confidence after the beating inside two days within the third Test.

“It’s (the pitch) looking very similar…I think the most important thing is that we learn all the lessons from the last two two test matches and make sure we’re back for it,” Root said when requested in regards to the raging debate over the pitch within the final Test and the way this one was wanting.

“It’s important that if we get ourselves in a similar position in the first innings, we really make that count. And try and get some scoreboard pressure in the game, you know, early on,” he mentioned on the digital press convention, on the eve of the sport in Ahmedabad.

Root mentioned the English batsmen will look to construct partnerships.

“I think that as batters if you don’t score runs, you will always look at yourselves, you’ll always try and find ways to improve and we’ve certainly done that,” Root mentioned.

“We’ve looked at a couple of dismissals and how we’re going to find ways of building big partnerships and getting some significant scores on it if it is a similar surface this time around,” he added.

He additionally knowledgeable that the workforce has not finalised its 11 or 12 at this stage however made it clear that off-spinner Dom Bess was up for choice.


“No, not at this stage and we’re gonna have another day to see what that wicket finally looks like, ahead of things and we’ll get a team at the toss,” the England skipper knowledgeable.

“He (Dom Bess) is certainly up for selection. He has been training really well. He’s got a very good character and if he gets a chance to play I’m sure he’ll be desperate to try and exploit the surface if it’s anything like the last two games,” he added.

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