The England team has reached Hyderabad on 21st December to play a 5-match Test series on India tour, where the first Test match will be played from 25th January. It has not been at all an easy task for the teams touring India in the last decade to face Indian spinners in Test cricket. The biggest reason for this was the pair of off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, who have created a different kind of pressure on the opposition team. In such a situation, it will not be easy at all for the England team to play against this pair in this Test series, but the record of former English team captain Joe Root against the spinners in India has been seen to be around 50 so far.
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Joe Root has much more experience of playing Test matches in India than the rest of the players of the current touring team. If we look at Root’s record against spin in Tests in India, he has scored 741 runs in 10 matches at an average of 49.40, during which he has also been out against spinners 15 times. If we look at Joe Root’s overall Test record in India, he has scored 952 runs in 20 innings at an average of 50.11, which includes 2 centuries and 5 half-centuries. If we look at the records of other players present in the England team, the current Test captain of the England team, Ben Stokes, has scored 392 runs against the spinners at an average of only 24.50 in the 9 matches played in India, during which he also became the victim of spin bowlers 16 times. Are made.
This was the record of Ashwin, Akshar and Jadeja at home after the year 2021.
Test cricket has seen excellent records of Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel and Ravindra Jadeja at home since 2021. During this period, Ashwin has taken 83 wickets at an average of 14.97 while playing in 12 Test matches, in which he took 5 wickets in an innings 5 times. During this period, Ravindra Jadeja took 37 wickets at an average of 17.89 while playing in 7 matches, while Akshar Patel took 42 wickets in 10 matches at an average of 15.97.
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