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Monty Panesar believes that India could hand the hosts a 5-0 whipping if the wickets during the impending series offer turn.
Monty Panesar praises India
After the World Test Championship final against New Zealand, India will take on England in a five-match Test arrangement. The two groups last met in India, where Virat Kohli’s men drubbed the Englishmen 3-1.
As per Monty Panesar, Indian spinners could make use of England’s shortcomings if the surfaces offer some help. Bringing up that the conditions would be hotter in August when the Test series starts, Monty Panesar tweeted:
“5 test matches are in August where we will expect warmer conditions. Indian spinners will come into the game, India have a chance 5-0.”
5 test matches are in August where we will expect warmer conditions. Indian spinners will come into the game, India have a chance 5-0. https://t.co/0dxRptXrlo
— Monty Panesar (@MontyPanesar) May 21, 2021
India has the accomplished duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in their crew as the two primary spinners. Both demonstrated amazing success in
Australian conditions a couple of months prior. Further, Axar Patel, who unleashed destruction during his presentation Test arrangement against England at home, and Washington Sundar are the other spin alternatives for Team India.
A Twitter user couldn’t help contradicting Monty Panesar’s claim and composed:
“It is not easy at all for India in seaming conditions, 5-0 with England that is a big joke.”
The 39-year-old likewise supported the Indian seamers to do well against an amateur England top-order lineup. As indicated by Monty Panesar, England are vigorously subject to their captain Joe Root to score runs.
Reacting to a tweet on the India-England arrangement, Monty Panesar believes:
“If Joe Root scores large England win. But, you anticipate that Joe Root should score all the runs? India has seamers to exploit inexperienced English batting. The top order will be England’s issue” he said.
India’s squad for England Tour
Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), R. Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav,
Subject to fitness clearance
KL Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper)
Abhimanyu Easwaran, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan, Arzan Nagwaswalla
India’s tour of England – 2021-22
|A||18th – 22nd June||WTC Final vs NZ||Southampton|
|1||4th – 8th August||1st Test vs England||Nottingham|
|2||12th – 16th August||2nd Test vs England||London (Lord’s)|
|3||25th – 29th August||3rd Test vs England||Leeds|
|4||2nd – 6th September||4th Test vs England||London (Oval)|
|5||10th – 14th September||5th Test vs England||Manchester|