New Delhi: The India-England Test Series (IND VS ENG) will start from February 5. After recording a historic victory against Australia, Team India is seen as a strong contender for the test series against England. Fans are very excited about this series and speculation has started about this England tour. Former Australian captain Ian Chappell made a big statement on this series as well.
Ian Chappell congratulated Team India
Ian Chappell believes that in the next round of testing against England, India will start as a contender with their quality fast bowling attack and first class stick. The host team was strengthened by the inclusion of head drummer and captain Virat Kohli in the squad. For the birth of his child, Kohli left the Australia Series and returned home.
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Chappell (Ian Chappell) wrote in his column for ESPNcricinfo: “India will start as contenders after a superb victory against Australia. When you add Virat Kohli’s name to the batting order, the team suddenly wears a bulletproof cape. A. The names of Ashwin, Hardik Pandya and Ishant Sharma are also included. The list of available players makes India an unbeatable team.
India’s ‘unbeatable’ team
The former Australian captain believes India’s illustrious Supreme Order will prove to be a strong team for the Test Series hosts starting February 5 in Chennai.
Chappell (Ian Chappell) wrote, one of the top three in India is the awesome Shubman Gill, Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara with indomitable courage which can cause problems for England.
According to the 77-year-old, the middle order of the two teams is just as strong. He writes that in the presence of Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant and Pandya, India is able to take full advantage of any good start.
On the other hand, the England team led by Joe Root would like to repeat the success of the 2012 series. Also, the English team want to extend the victory in the two matches of the Test series with Sri Lanka.