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Stuart Broad has played 8 Tests in India and taken 10 wickets.
Former England fast bowler Stuart Broad says that the current India-England Test series is the most equal match between the two teams so far, but due to the absence of Virat Kohli, England has the biggest chance to win the series. At the same time, India won the last test but England's style of playing (baseball) is very effective in India.
Speaking to news agency PTI, Broad said that Kohli's unavailability due to personal reasons is disappointing but the matches so far have been entertaining.
The third Test of the 5-Test series between India and England will be played in Rajkot from 15 February. The series is currently tied at 1-1.
I am missing Anderson-Kohli battle – Broad
Broad said, a tremendous battle was seen earlier also between Virat and England bowlers. The fight between James Anderson and Kohli on the pitch is quite famous. It is a shame for the series and the game that Kohli will not be involved this time.
Virat adds to the quality of any competition because he is an amazing player, but personal matters have always taken priority over cricket.
Happy with Anderson's performance in India – Broad
Broad said he was also very happy with the performance of James Anderson on the spin-friendly pitches of India. Anderson replaced Mark Wood in the second Test in Visakhapatnam and took five wickets.
Broad further said – We saw in the second Test, the fast bowlers played an important role, in which the fast bowlers gave a match-winning performance and Jimmy (Anderson) bowled brilliantly on those pitches. He said, everyone expected that the pitch would be a little Can spin more but the seamers got more success.
We are not the last bowling partnership of world cricket – Broad
Speaking about his bowling partnership with Anderson over the years, Broad said, “I don't think we are the last of the great bowling partnerships in Test cricket. I think Jasprit Bumrah is a great Test bowler.
He further said, I definitely think that in the next few years there will be bowling partnerships that will light up world cricket. I grew up watching fast bowling partnerships like Courtney Walsh and Curtly Ambrose, Waqar Younis and Wasim Akram, Darren Gough and Andy Caddick. I am sure that soon there will be another such partnership in world cricket.
Test cricket nothing above – Broad
While talking about Test cricket, Broad said, I think Test cricket is the best. Right now there are many T20 leagues and many World Cups are also coming, so it is difficult to make a schedule.
I can definitely see a period where we will have a window for Test cricket, where all the countries are playing at the same time, kids are watching the highlights, talking about the performances of different teams. Have been.
Broad also advised young fast bowlers to balance their training to extend the lifespan of their careers. He said, every bowler should find out what works for him for longevity. I loved running which I did. Jimmy and I also did a lot of gym, which really helped us.
This is quite different in Test cricket where there are 25 overs in a day whereas in T20 it is only four. You don't need a lot of strength, just balanced training.