English wicket-keeper-batsman Jos Buttler said on Saturday that Joe Root is a very difficult player to bowl point balls against and the Test skipper has a brilliant game against spin. India and England will compete against four tests, three ODIs and five T20Is. The first two games of the four-Test series will be played in Chennai before the cricketers move to Ahmedabad for the last two Test matches.
Joe was in fantastic shape in Sri Lanka, he has always had a brilliant game playing spin bowling. He is one of the best exponents of the sweepshot and he chooses the length brilliantly. It is a great force in playing of spin, he is, it is very difficult to throw point balls at, he scores quickly against spin and he has so many shots that he manages to turn the shot.
“He did a fantastic job in Sri Lanka, the biggest thing about him was the hunger he showed to keep fighting for long periods of time. He showed great application both mentally and tactically. He’s in excellent shape and it’s a great place for him. him only at the beginning of the year, ”Buttler said, answering an ANI question at a virtual press conference.
England beat Sri Lanka this month in the test series of two games. Joe Root was in impeccable shape when he registered a double century in the first test, following it with a 186-run knock in the second test.
When ANI Buttler asked if fast bowler Jofra Archer would be England’s biggest X-factor in the Test series, he replied: “Jofra Archer is definitely an X-factor player, it’s great to have Jofra out of the way again. he would love to do well in this series We have some guys who can do great things with the ball Stuart Broad and James Anderson are two of the best to play this game Jofra is a huge X factor and Ben Stokes is also a pretty good X factor player. “
England’s touring contingent arrived in Chennai on Wednesday and all members – except Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer and Rory Burns – are under quarantine. Stokes, Archer and Burns, who arrived in India before the rest of the squad, started their training on Saturday.
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