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India currently lead 2–1 in the 4-Test series against England. (File photo)
England’s troubles have increased before the fourth Test. Some players have fallen ill, including assistant coach Paul Collingwood. According to media reports, he may have diarrhea. English captain Joe Root also confirmed this.
He said the rise in temperature in Ahmedabad has affected the health of the players. Many players in our camp are unwell. In such a situation, only those players who will be fit in the last Test will get a chance. The last Test of the 4-Test series between India and England will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium from Thursday.
Team management is monitoring the situation
Root said that the team management is monitoring the situation. To be honest, I do not know how many players are ill. It is not even known whether their situation is correct or not. Everyone attended the practice session on Tuesday. The player who will be available for the Test, we will give the best among them.
Virat also said about increasing heat
Earlier, Indian captain Virat Kohli had also expressed concern about the rising heat in Ahmedabad. He had said that there is no health problem in our team. It has been hot here for the last few days. When we came here, the weather was quite nice. This is the time when the temperature in India increases and decreases. It can be a factor. In such a situation, a little time is required to mold.
4 degree Celsius temperature rises in Ahmedabad
The temperature in Ahmedabad has been around 38 degrees Celsius for the last few days. At the same time, the lowest temperature is around 19-20 ° C. When both teams arrived there for the third test, the highest temperature was 33–34 ° C and the lowest was 14–16 ° C.
The situation improved due to playing IPL
England’s team has gone through such a situation many times before. However, the English team has visited India several times in the recent past. At the same time, it also decreased due to England players playing in the IPL.
India take a 2–1 lead over England in the Test series
India currently lead 2–1 in the 4-Test series against England. In the first Test, the English team won by 227 runs. At the same time, Team India defeated England by 317 runs in the second Test. India won by 10 wickets in the third Test played in Motera. This day-night test ended in 2 days. The last Test will be played at Motera from tomorrow.