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Jan 23, 2024

England's 'Bazball' faces biggest challenge against India


England vs India: Clash of Titans

England's "Bazball" style of attacking cricket faces its biggest challenge yet when they play an India side who have not lost a home Test series in more than a decade.

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England's last victory in India

Alastair Cook's team was the last to beat India on home turf in a four-match series.

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Spin: England's key to success

Monty Panesar, who was part of that team, said the tourists had nothing to fear in a series where spin is expected to play a huge part.

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Stokes: The captain's challenge

Ben Stokes faces his biggest challenge in making Bazball successful on turning pitches.

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England's preparation in Abu Dhabi

England prepared in Abu Dhabi instead of playing a tour match in India, which drew criticism in some quarters at home and raised fears England could be "undercooked".

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The task facing England

England's task in India is immense, but a victory could make Stokes one of the greatest captains ever.

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England under McCullum

Brendon McCullum has helped transform England's red-ball fortunes with an attacking brand of cricket.

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Anderson's superhuman feat

41-year-old James Anderson's remarkable career continues as he leads England's bowling attack in India.

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Leach: England's frontline spinner

Jack Leach will play a crucial role as England's frontline spinner in the Test series against India.

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India's home advantage

India's experience with turning tracks and strong batting lineup pose a challenge for England.

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Players to watch for India

Yashasvi Jaiswal and KS Bharat have an opportunity to prove their mettle in the longer format for India.

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