Pune: England face defeat in all three series formats against India. After that, England team head coach Chris Silverwood said his team learned some important lessons in this tour that will come in handy in the T20 World Cup.
The domination of Team India
Team India maintained their dominance in all three formats winning by 7 points in the third and final ODI on Sunday. India won 3–1 in the test series, 3–2 in the T20 series and 2–1 in the ODI series.
England will be strong after the loss
Ahead of the team’s departure for England, Chris Silverwood said in a conversation with British media that when the England team travel to India for the T20 World Cup in October-November, they will be stronger.
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Proud of your team
Silverwood said, “There have been some good competitive games and some good competitive series played during this time. I am proud of my team. I am proud of every player who has been on this tour.
I learned a lot
Silverwood said: “I am proud of his efforts and his attitude towards the game. I think we have learned a lot from this point of view and I can’t expect much from it.
A valuable experience acquired
He said: “We have gained valuable experience for the T20 World Cup. If we watch the Test series they have learned a lot of lessons and when they come back they will know what to do and what the best strategy for the game will be.
Desperate to settle accounts
India are due to play a series of 5 test matches in England between August and September and Chris Silverwood believes his players will desperately need to settle down.
“The experience will work”
He said: “This experience will motivate him to keep moving forward. When he plays India in England, that will inspire him to take revenge.
‘Ready for the future’
Silverwood said: “There isn’t a lot of time in this series, but we’re ready for this series to take place in England. We know that it will be very competitive because the 2 best teams will compete against each other.
Power of Indian spinners
India lost the first Test to England but after that they made a big comeback with good performances from their spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Akshar Patel and won the series 3-1.
“ Hard to beat India at home ”
Silverwood said: “Winning here is not easy and we know it. India are a very strong team in their home conditions, but despite that there are a lot of positives for us.