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Eng vs Ind 2018: Lord's Test Match is Most Important in Series

sportzwiki 2018-08-09 18:13:55

Indian southpaw opener Gautam Gambhir believes the second Test match at Lord’s is the most important in the series. India is trailing by 1-0 in the five-match series after losing the opening game by 31 runs.

Therefore, it is pivotal for the visitors to bounce back strongly in the second Test match. In fact, Gautam Gambhir believes that it is going to be difficult for the visitors to come back in the last three matches if they lose the second Test. In fact, only a few sides have won three matches on the trot in England conditions.

Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane. Credits: Ajinkya Rahane

 India Today quoted Gambhir as saying.

Meanwhile, on 2014 tour, India won the second Test match at Lord’s after the first match ended in a stalemate. However, England was able to bounce as they won the remaining three matches.

 the southpaw said.

Virat Kohli. Credits: Getty Images.

Gautam Gambhir went on to add that the Lord’s Test could be a make or break match for the Virat Kohli-led team. Furthermore, the Lord’s pitch will suit the Indian team better as spinners can extract the turn.

he added.

Delhi batsman went on to add that if India plays its best five bowlers, then they will have a good chance to win the second Test at Mecca of cricket.

Gambhir remarked.