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It is more like playing in India, says Sourav Ganguly about the weather in England

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It is more like playing in India, says Sourav Ganguly about the weather in England


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12 Jul 2018, 12:11 IST

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What’s the tale?

As India get in a position to tackle England in the first ODI of the three-match ODI sequence, former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly is of the opinion that the warmth wave in England may just flip the tide in India’s favour.

“I have been travelling to England every year for the last 20-22 years and have not seen a summer like this,” Ganguly wrote in his column for The Times of India

“It is very, extremely popular and the conventional wet English stipulations is a a ways cry from what it generally is. It is more like playing in India.

“The wickets are onerous and batting pleasant: the spinners are positive to revel in bowling on those tracks. The problem for England this sequence shall be to deal with the Indian spinners and this shall be the decisive issue. England in England is at all times a powerful opposition however this Indian staff is a pressure to reckon with.”

In case you did not know…

According to weather experiences, this is the longest heatwave in the United Kingdom in 5 years, and it is set to remaining some other week as smartly.

The remaining time India toured England, they’d a disastrous Test sequence as they were given whitewashed Four-Zero. However, they bounced again in the ODI sequence, successful it Three-1 ahead of shedding the one-off T20 International.

The main points

With the Test sequence starting in August, the put on and tear on the floor may just lend a hand the spinners quite than the seamers, which has generally been the case in England.

Ganguly additionally praised the Indian spinners and felt that Kuldeep will have to be part of the playing XI as he supplies numerous selection to the spin assault and will bamboozle the batsmen together with his spin.

What’s subsequent?

The first ODI between the two facets will happen at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on July 12. The 2d and 3rd ODIs will happen on July 14 and July 17. The Test sequence will start on August 1.

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