Virat Kohli will be back leading the side after missing the last three Test matches against Australia.

Since his horrific performance in an away series in England in 2014, Virat Kohli has blasted the England attack both at home (2016) and away (2018), although the team had opposite results in both series.

The quality of the Indian batting line is such that England bowlers will need to bowl their best balls again and again if they want to lead the hosts, led by their captain Virat Kohli, during the upcoming Test series. Under any kind of pressure, batting will have to be redone. Coach Graham Thorpe. Since his horrific performance in a away series in England in 2014, Kohli has blasted England’s attack on both home (2016) and away (2018), although the team had opposite results in both series. Asked if the James Anderson-led bowling unit had any specific plans for the Indian captain, the former England left-hander said, “We know he is a great player and he showed over the years. That Virat is one. The batting order that understands domestic conditions well. “

He said, “For our bowling attack, our ‘best ball’ will have to bowl as many times as we can. I don’t think we can demand anything more from our spinners and seamers. We need to score runs on the board.” After that, the Indian batting order will be important for us under pressure. To deepen the game will be an important aspect for England, “said Thorpe.

“One thing about the Indian bowling attack is that it is not just about spin. I think their seam attack is also strong and so from this point of view it is just to be completely side-tracked in the spin side of things. Is not for. “

The challenges both Jaspreet Bumrah and Ravichandran Ashwin face can be tough, but the batting coach understands that there is a need to balance.

“Indian bowling has developed into a very good attack and we are very aware of it. When you come to the subcontinent you have to deal with spin. So with Indian attack, we are aware. Training time (three) Days) will be used to create a good balance for the practice of both. “

The former left-hander knows that there are some batsmen who have not played in the sub-continent before and a series of four Tests will be a great learning in their development process.

Some of our players have not played in the sub-continent, so may lag behind others in terms of development, but they are working hard and hopefully can put on a good performance. This will be a bit of a learning curve for some of them. “

While different batsmen will have different styles, Thorpe wants his players to recognize special situations and react accordingly.

“We may have some players who are a bit more aggressive and some players will be comfortable to bat all day if they want. We want our players to recognize the circumstances and maybe be able to trust their defense Be. “

“Perhaps they are capable of rotating strikes whether it is against seamers or spinners. Also, how we can apply pressure on Indian bowlers will be one of the biggest challenges.”

Batting coaches are confused about how tough the next two months will be.

“There is a hell of hard cricket ahead of us. I don’t think I’m in any illusion about it. But as a cricketer, when you reach the highest level, you want to test yourself in many different ways. Are. Like the environment too. But it’s a challenge we’ve been waiting for. “

For Thorpe, facing an Indian team that defeated Australia in Australia could not have been a bigger challenge.

“India is a real challenge at home. They are playing very good cricket and have been very strong at home. They are coming back with a win in Australia too, so for us, it presents a real challenge. Let’s say Are. That way where you want to be as a player, “Thorpe signed.

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