After India registered an emphatic win by 434 runs in the third Test against England in Rajkot on Sunday, February 18, skipper Rohit Sharma asserted that his side has the ability to win Test matches on any surface.
England opener Ben Duckett praised India's Yashasvi Jaiswal as a 'superstar in the making' but cheekily added that his team deserves some credit for inspiring opposition players to bat aggressively in Test cricket.
An emotional Sarfaraz Khan said that his childhood dream was fulfilled as he batted in front of his father on Test debut. According to Sarfaraz, as a six-year-old, his dream was to become an international player in front of his dad.
Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has stated that his long-time spin partner Ravichandran Ashwin is destined to reach 500 Test wickets at his home town in Rajkot. Jadeja expressed happiness and excitement over his spin partner’s impending milestone.
England all-rounder Chris Woakes has admitted that watching Indian star Virat Kohli bat in the ongoing Test series would have been amazing. He, however, wished Kohli well and hoped that he and his family are okay.
England captain Ben Stokes raised questions over the DRS decision that gave Zak Crawley out lbw to Kuldeep Yadav. He, however, admitted that the dismissal cannot be blamed for England’s defeat in the second Test in Visakhapatnam.
Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah ran through England’s batting with figures of 6/45 in 15.5 overs in the first innings on Day 2 of the Visakhapatnam Test on Saturday, February 3. The fast bowler set up the opposition’s key batters like Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ollie Pope and Ben Stokes by getting the ball to move both ways and confusing them.