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Month: August 2018

Roaring at Home but Purring Away?

Roaring at Home but Purring Away?

In the last 10 years (since 2008), India have played 3 series in Australia, and Australia have won all three, and comprehensively. India won just 1 one of the 12 Tests played in these 3 series (Australia won 8 and there were 3 draws). In the same period, Australia toured India 4 times, and lost all 4 series, again very comprehensively, with Australia winning just 1 of the 14 Tests played (India won 10 and there were 3 draws). In…

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England’s Strategy vs Kohli and the Indian Captain’s Response

England’s Strategy vs Kohli and the Indian Captain’s Response

Kohli’s performance in the current test series would depend upon few factors: His changed stance would help him to play better on the off side than in the previous series Persistence of the English bowlers to bowl outside his off stump and test his patience His vulnerability to in-swinging deliveries Curbing his instinct to dominate the spinners   Change in Stance To his credit, since his last tour of England in 2014, Kohli has made specific corrections to his technique…

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