New Delhi: England’s fast bowler Jofra Archer has claimed that the Indian team (Team India) will not be able to beat England unilaterally even after the Chennai ground has more effect. England haven’t been able to beat India once in Chennai in the past 35 years, but Archer said his team have come to India this time with excellent spinners as well.
‘India will not beat us’
Jofra Archer said that even if there are more corners in the Chennai field, India will not be able to beat us unilaterally. He wrote in his Daily Mail column: “We also have good spinners and India can’t beat us at spin bowling. Let us know that recently England beat Sri Lanka 2–0 at home. In this series, English spinners Dom Bess and Jack Leech performed well.
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Hope to have a good land in Chennai
Jofra Archer said his team expect good wickets in Chennai so that English bowlers benefit as well. Archer said: “I have played a lot of IPL matches here but I have no first class experience so there can be challenges in bowling with a red ball.”
England won last time in 1985
England were able to win the last time against India at Chepauk Stadium in Chennai in 1985. The British nominated this match by 9 wickets. England scored 652 points in response to India’s 272 points in the opening innings of this match. In the second set India scored 412 points and England got a 35-point goal, which England comfortably won by dropping 1 wicket.
England lost too badly last time around
The last time the England team went to play a test match against India in Chennai in 2016, they lost by one set and 75 points, while the British lost the series 4-0. In the opening rounds of this match, India scored a record 759 points thanks to Karun Nair’s 303 undefeated points.