India VS England Test Series: :Player Assessments How players did in the series.

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India Vs England test series

Let’s go through how Indian players as well as England players performed in India VS England Test series of WTC Cycle 2023-2025 against each other. India won the series 4-1, with the most recent win coming in Dharamshala.

Despite having chances, England failed to take control of the tournament. Their middle-order batsmen failed to show stability. The performance of all 14 players who have played in the series is mentioned below.

India Vs England Test Series
India Vs England Test Series

India defeated England 4-1 in the series at home. Here’s how each player performed:

Indian Squad

1. Rohit Sharma scored 400 runs at an average of 44.44, including two centuries. He did well when necessary and guided the team successfully as captain.

2. Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 712 runs at an average of 89, including two centuries and three fifties. He showed maturity and learned from his mistakes, contributing strongly to the squad.

3. Shubman Gill scored 452 runs at an average of 56.5, including two centuries. He has shown his talent and mindset, especially in his innings in Ranchi.

4. Rajath Patidar Only contributed 63 runs in the series.

5. Devdutt Padikkal. He made a good mark in his single outing in the series, scoring 65 runs.

6. KL Rahul He just played one game and scored 108 runs before being hurt.

7. Shreyas Iyer. Didn’t perform as planned and struggled with spin, averaging only 26.

8. Sarfraz Khan With 200 runs, he showed talent but failed to turn the starts into large scores.

9. Dhruv Jurel. He was impressed with 190 runs and showed maturity beyond his experience.

10. KS Bharat He had a poor performance both with the bat and behind the stumps, but was dropped after three consecutive failures.

11. Ravindra Jadeja. Scored 232 runs and took 19 wickets, making major contributions with both the bat and ball.

12. Axar Patel. He scored some runs but was poor with the ball, which resulted in him not playing in the last three games.

13. R. Ashwin took 26 wickets, even though he was not playing his best during the series.

14. Jasprit Bumrah finished as the best bowler, taking 19 wickets at an average of 16.89 and taking the main wickets that helped India win matches.

15. Mohammed Siraj. He took nine wickets and showed his big-game mindset in important times.

16. Kuldeep Yadav has impressed with 19 wickets and broken crucial partnerships when needed.

17. Akash Deep He picked up 3 wickets in his only appearance, showing resilience after initial setbacks.

18. Mukesh Kumar It took one wicket but wasn’t very effective in the series.

Player Assessments How England players did in the series.

1. Zak Crawley Scored 407 runs at an average of 40.70. He was consistent throughout the series, but his starts failed to contribute to large scoring.

2. Ben Duckett Scored 343 runs at an average of 34.30, including 100. Duckett and Crawley regularly got England off to a strong start, but he was unable to maintain his form.

3. Ollie Pope Scored 315 runs at an average of 31.50, including a hundred. He had a great innings in Hyderabad but failed to make big on strong starts.

4. Joe Root Scored 320 runs with an average of 35.55, including one hundred. He also took eight wickets. Root started slowly but finished strong, with the significant expulsion in Rajkot.

5. Jonny Bairstow scored 238 runs at an average of 23.80. Bairstow had multiple interesting innings but did not have a major effect on the series.

6. Ben Stokes Scored 199 runs at an average of 19.90 and took one wicket. Stokes, an experienced batsman, failed with the bat but led the spinners successfully.

7. Ben Foakes Scored 205 runs and was excellent behind the stumps, with 12 catches and four stumpings. He played some important supporting roles but was not able to make big scores.

8. Rehan Ahmed scored 76 runs and got 11 wickets. He showed talent as a young player, and his legbreak continued to improve over the last year.

9. Tom Hartley Scored 185 runs and took 22 wickets. Hartley was consistent with both the bat and the ball, especially in Hyderabad.

10. Shoaib Bashir took 17 wickets, including two five-fors. He was England’s strongest spinner throughout the first inning.

11. Jack Leach I took two wickets but was unable to play due to a knee injury. Despite his injuries, he was important in restricting the Indian batsmen.

12. James Anderson He took ten wickets, showing an improvement on his previous performance. He was quick and consistent throughout the series.

13. Mark Wood He took four wickets, but his bowling was better than the figures indicate. England may have pushed too much on his shortball strategy.

14. Ollie Robinson scored 58 runs but did not take any wickets. He battled with his bowling rhythm but scored an important half-century.

Overall, despite some individual performances, England couldn’t match India’s dominance in the series.

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