Commercial aspect hurting quality of cricket, says Kohli

India vs England Virat Kohli Makes A Young Fan

India vs England Virat Kohli Makes A Young Fan

After a morale-boosting win in the third Test, the job is far from done for India, who are eyeing a rare Test series win in England. "It makes every series more competitive, and there's going to be ups and downs throughout the Championship, which I really look forward to".

England will hope an altered side can tame a resurgent India in the fourth Test at Southampton starting on Thursday.

England have named two spinners - Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali - in their XI but the decision seems to have been taken, keeping in mind the batting strength of the team.

While England chop and change India, trying to come from 2-0 down to win a five-match Test series, something achieved just once, by a Don Bradman-inspired Australia against England in 1936/37, are set to be unaltered. Cricket enthusiasts demand consistency from star players throughout the year which is highly unlikely. A big innings from him or long walk back from the team, will happen in a few days time. More importantly, he found support in Cheteshwar Puajra and Ajinkya Rahane as the two senior seemingly overcame poor form.

Until India arrived at training this afternoon, the general feeling was that Kohli would be inclined to stick to the same team that dominated England at Trent Bridge to keep India alive in the series.

"I am very. I wouldn't say frustrated but it can get very demanding of you when you have to play so much cricket". The fourth Test will play a crucial role in deciding Jennings' career, if not Cook's.

In a bid to do that, India skipper Virat Kohli is likely to field the same playing XI from the last Test, for the first time in his captaincy career.

Off-spinning all-rounder Moeen Ali and left-arm swing bowler Sam Curran have replaced top-order batsman Ollie Pope and pace-bowling all-rounder Chris Woakes, out with a thigh problem. His bowling strike rate of 44.6 in this span is the 4th best for any bowler with a minimum of 30 wickets. Virat Kohli, their captain, has predicted the pitch will take significant turn towards the latter half of the match.

Where is India vs England 4th Test?

Root was confident England could put last week´s thumping loss behind them as they went in search of a win that would give them an unassailable 3-1 led in a five-match series. The game remains in the balance and doesn't shift completely to one side.

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