Despite some of the best heroic performances from players of both sides, the first test between England and India was drawn at Trent Bridge.
Both sides are now preparing for the second test at Lord’s, starting on Thursday. England has recalled Lancashire left-arm spinner Simon Kerrigan for the second Investec Test.
Lord’s is known for seamers’ track, where India has won only once in 16 tests.
COOK Off Form:
Alastair Cook was out for 5 in the first test, his average this year has dropped to 14, with a top score of 28. However, his captaincy decisions were better than before.
BROAD AND ANDERSON Key Player:
The duo, Broad and Anderson bowled above 60 overs each on the Nottingham track.
KOHLI Off Form:
The veteran batsman Virat Kohli was identified as India’s key batsman ahead of the first test. The 25-year-old could manage only nine runs across two innings at Trent Bridge. Broad took his wicket both times.
India will consider a few changes for the second test and regular spinner Ravichandran Ashwin looks to be in a good form to display his best performance into the starting eleven.