-By Nandini Chaturvedi
Indian vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane has affirmed that Shardul Thakur is fit and accessible for choice for the third test with India still to name their group for the match. Shardul Thakur had gotten a physical issue in front of the Lord’s test and was supplanted by Ishant Sharma in the setup. The Mumbai pacer had gotten 4 wickets in the primary Test yet bowled just 13 overs in the second innings. The principal Test finished in a draw after the downpour cleaned out the whole fifth day’s play.
While addressing the press Rahane said, “Shardul Thakur is fit and accessible for choice for the third Test. Presently, we need to take a gander at which mix we are going with. Every one of the quick bowlers is prepared to play and they need to play as the break after the second Test made a difference. We will accept an approach to the Playing XI at this point. We are not reasoning a lot about the conditions and whatever Headingley has to bring to the table. We simply need to put forth a strong effort, all players are in a decent headspace and it is tied in with doing our absolute best,”.
Britain captain Joe Root in a public interview in front of England versus India third test expressed that England has taken a few “great learning” from the loss at Lord’s keep going week on the most proficient method to handle Virat Kohli’s Team India and are currently “frantic to bob back” at Leeds.
He further added, ‘I think the main thing for us with respect to the theatre and all the other things encompassing the game is we must ensure we play the game how we need to play it and we take care of it all that can be expected. Furthermore, do not get excessively diverted or brought into anything that is not us. We must be veritable to ourselves, authentic to how we are as people, and all things considered and be great. Presently Virat and his group will play how they play, and I simply need us to go about and be simply the best form.’