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England have leveled the series with a thumping victory. However, the cricket continues around the globe. Catch Windies vs Bangladesh just by switching tabs. Man of the Match Joe Root says that it's similar for everyone as he believes the more time one spends in the middle the better they feel with their craft.
Believes that the team has been playing a great brand of cricket throughout this summer. Praises the bowling effort from the bowler and says it was crucial to beat a team like India. Talks about learning from their mistakes and taking it an over at a time. England captain Eoin Morgan says they learnt a lot from their mistakes in the previous game.
Praises his batters, especially David Willey's innings at the end. Backs up his decision to bat first as it's his home ground and he knows the conditions better. Further asserts that Joe Root and his experience is immense, more so on sluggish pitches like these. Ends by saying that he believes that if they continue to play the way they did today, they should win the next in Leed's. India captain Virat Kohli starts by saying that the pitch got slower in the second innings and adds that once you lose three wickets early, it gets difficult to chase a stiff target on such a wicket.
Asserts that they like to test the character of the team and backs up the bowlers they played today. Praises the spin duo of Moeen Ali and Rashid Ali who he feels put them under pressure and didn't allow them to get runs. Defends MS Dhoni's innings and says that he is a match-winner and he will come good, if not today. Further adds that it was a bad day for most of our batters and believes that they will bounce back in the next match. Ends by saying that England is a good side and he expected them to bounce back after the loss.
India on the other hand had a decent start as the Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan put up a run partnership.