India coach Rahul Dravid stated that the staff will attempt to rectify the errors it made at Edgbaston after the conclusion of the fifth Take a look at of the India-England collection—which the hosts gained by seven wickets to degree the collection 2-2.
Elaborating on the errors, Dravid stated: “Yesterday (on the fourth day) we did not bat properly. Our bowling thereafter lacked depth. We have now to additionally give England credit score.”
India misplaced by seven wickets after the house facet comfortably chased down a goal of 378. It was the best whole the Englishmen have ever chased of their Take a look at historical past.
Dravid stated: “It has been disappointing in South Africa and right here. It might be a wide range of elements. We have now to take care of a degree of health. Our batting has not been as much as scratch. We have now had third innings (batting) issues each in South Africa and Edgbaston.”
He went on to say: “We’ll give it some thought. After each match there’s a studying. Why are we batting poorly within the third innings and bowling poorly within the fourth innings?”
Requested in regards to the omission of off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and inclusion of Shardul Thakur within the taking part in XI, Dravid stated: “It is easy in hindsight. It isn’t straightforward to go away out somebody like Ash (Ashwin). However the wicket had a good layer of grass on the primary day. The wicket then didn’t break up as a lot as we anticipated.”
About Rishabh Pant, who acquired 100 within the first innings and a half-century within the second, Dravid stated: “He is taking part in very properly. Generally he makes folks’s coronary heart charge go up. We have now to just accept that a bit bit.”
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