While relishing a famous victory against India on Tuesday to take the 1-0 lead, England skipper Joe Root wants his side to be ruthless and not let their guard down for the rest of the Test Series.
“It’s certainly a very good win, but in the series scheme it’s just a start. Staying zero is a good thing,” Root said when asked to rate the win. as a captain.
“We know India are a very good team, especially under these conditions. They have some wonderful individual players who would be in pain right now and they would be looking to prove a point when they come back to play.”
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“So if we have the opportunity to move the game forward in the second test match, we have to grab it with both hands, we have to be ruthless. We have to make sure we do everything we did right in this game. again and get better, ”Root added.
The English skipper also said the draw played a crucial role with the visitor showing a whopping 578 total led by his double cent.
“The toss was always going to be important, but from that point on it was crucial that we made the most of the opportunity and made the most of the opportunity. We were in control of the game throughout. And the guys were outstanding today. hui in particular, for Bowling in this way was fabulous. It fills us with confidence for the rest of the series. “