England batsman Joe Root feels India present a different challenge than their recent opponents including Australia and the home team will have to be at the top of its game to beat the Virat Kohli-led outfit in the three-match ODI series beginning on Thursday.
Root "fully understood" the decision to leave him out in Bristol, but admitted his lack of opportunities to play T20 cricket has been "difficult". After a good show in the T20Is against Ireland and England, India would now like to take the same kind of form into the 50 overs format of the game.
Talking about missing out on playing in the IPL, Root said, "All the domestic tournaments around the world, they have to fit around playing for England".
Apart from gauging the English conditions, India would also like to get to the Top Spot in ODI Rankings which would be an added incentive for them to perform in the series.
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Post the Champions Trophy, starting from June previous year, India have played 27 ODIs against West Indies, Sri Lanka, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, both at home and away and at least one wrist spinner has featured in all these games. I'm hungry to do so. That's where I've been fairly consistent over the last couple of years.It's been slightly frustrating on occasions [this summer] but when you win 5-0 against Australia you've got no complaints.
"I've managed to get big wickets so I'm hoping a huge player like Kohli will focus me again and I can try to get him out".
He will continue to look for opportunities to play in domestic competitions around the world - and given England's schedule, a stint in the Big Bash could be an option this winter - but only if they do not impact on his England duties with the 2019 World Cup and Test captaincy his current priorities. "It's hard because of the limited opportunities I've had to play T20 cricket, but the thing that has always been at the forefront of my mind is that playing for England comes first". "I know it was a very different side they played against but it is a really good marker to see where we are", said Root on Wednesday. "We've played some really strong cricket in the one-day format for a while now and India are right up there as one of the best sides in the world", he added.
Only great teams can be as fearless as we were and fight back from a goal down against teams like England ", Mandzukic said. The Croatians had enough left in the tank to put away England , but France have been the strongest team in the tournament.
Knight played professionally overseas including stints in France and Japan and worked as a basketball skills coach. Speaking to the Los Angeles Daily news , Escoto said that " Honeycutt had been going through some things ." .
Mr Khan said he supported the decision taken by the Greater London Authority, adding that it was not for him to be a "censor". While the many thousands are expected to line the streets and protest against Trump, politicians have become involved too.
If they beat Croatia and progress to the World Cup final, the FA won't care one little bit about that 70,000 Swiss Francs fine. It added: "FIFA had previously requested the Football Association to cease the activity that led to the sanction".
Le FC Séville va devoir rapidement lui trouver un remplaçant alors que tout pourrait être officiel prochainement. Alors qu'il serait en quête d'un défenseur, le Barça aurait fait du Français sa priorité défensive.
West Ham United have confirmed the signing of Ukrainian winger Andriy Yarmolenko from Borussia Dortmund . West Ham's joint-chairman David Sullivan says the club are determined to add more players this summer.
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