Virat Kohli, the Indian captain, admitted that India had nowhere to hide after the drubbing at Lord’s at the hands of England by an innings. He also stated that perhaps they got their combination wrong for the game.
Playing an extra batsman in the second Test against England at Lord’s will be a conservative move as the Lord's surface seems more bowler-friendly than Edgbaston, opined India bowling coach Bharat Arun.
Sunil Gavaskar has criticised India’s preparation for the Edgbaston Test stating that they should have played more red ball practice games. India reduced their only practice game against Essex from a four-day affair to a three-day contest
The India England Test at Edgbaston is on a knife edge with India needing 84 runs and England five wickets. Meanwhile, England spearhead James Anderson has admitted that England will go to bed dreaming