Andrew Strauss Said India is Strong in Every Series with Kohli
By Tanushka Gain
on Wed Aug 18 2021
Former England captain Andrew Strauss said that every series in front of Virat Kohli’s upcoming Indian team is ‘strong’. Strauss said he didn’t expect anything less from India or England. When matches and cycles are on the line. He said India “thoroughly deserve” to go one up in the five-match series. “Every series with India, and particularly (Virat) Kohli, is feisty and as the match was on the line you expected nothing else. It has been five brilliant days of Test cricket.
A very hot test match took place between India and England at Lord’s. Which India won by a total of 151 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. There was a lot of anger between the two sides on several occasions. It reached the optimum level on the fifth day when England decided to bouncers and sledge India’s lower-class batsmen Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah.
It was a direct reply to Jasprit Bumrah’s hostile over against Anderson on the fourth day. India was not going to back down. Because their bowlers and captain Virat Kohli returned England in the next innings. It was five great days of a Test cricket match. India beat England by 151 runs at Lord’s on the fifth day of the Test match.
Strauss told Sky Sports that “Every series is great with India and especially (Virat) Kohli. And as the match was on the line and you didn’t expect anything else. Every series with India, and particularly (Virat) Kohli, is feisty,” said Andrew Strauss after India beat England by 152 runs at Lord’s.