If India Cannot Win This England Aspect, They Ought to Go Residence: Michael Vaughan

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Former England captain Michael Vaughan, who recently predicted a 3-1 straight win for Team India in the UK, said Virat Kohli’s men should pack their bags and go home if they lose the Test series to a weak English team .

Vaughan, known for making outrageous predictions ahead of a series, opened up about the 2021 Pataudi Trophy while interacting with Harsha Bhogle on CricBuzz.

With Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes unavailable, and with the majority of English thugs out of shape and training, and India, which has raced high in Australia with back-to-back Test series wins, Vaughan believed this was the visitors’ best possible chance of a series win to book the UK for the first time in 14 years.

“I’m going to put a lot of pressure on India. If they can’t beat this English team, with the team they have after winning in Australia (twice), given the unfortunate incidents related to missing Ben Stokes, no Chris Woakes – his UK record is exceptional , no Jofra Archer … if India can’t beat this English team as New Zealand is winning well here they should just go home, ”Michael Vaughan told Cricbuzz as he presented the test series.

India dominated the game against England on matchday one

Mohammed Shami was the choice of Indian bowlers [Image-Twitter]

India and England began their grueling five-game affair in Nottingham on Wednesday, and tourists have been campaigning to win their first test rubber in England since the summer of 2007.

In maritime-friendly conditions against a world-class Indian attack, England’s usual battles with the bat were exposed again when they ended up doing 183 in just over 65 overs.

England got off to a bad start when they lost Rory Burns in the first over of the game. They were soon reduced to 3/66 at the start of the second session, but skipper Joe Roots classy 50th half-century and Jonny Bairstow’s patient 29 helped the hosts sew a 74-run stand for the 4th wicket.

But as they say, death, taxes, and an English breakdown are some of the few constants in this ever-changing world and that’s exactly what happened when the home team lost their last seven wickets for just 45 runs.

Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul cut off the tricky phase in front of the stumps to ensure India ended the day with each of its 10 wickets in the sack.

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