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"It was just an absolute vehicle crash", Root said. This was the reverse revolution and literally so as Kuldeep depends on the revolutions to the ball to weave his magic. He wants the ball all the time.

"And I think they will, because these two sides are poised to make it far in the World Cup".

The summer's five-match series assumes more significance as for the first time an Ashes rubber will be part of World Test Championship.

England will have no qualms about selecting Ben Stokes for next month's first Test against India, even though the match could finish just a day before the all-rounder's trial for affray begins. But he also warned against over-exposing the left-arm wrist spinner.

A return of 0-55 in the finale will probably work against him as well as being an indicator that Root, undoubtedly England's key Test player, grabbed some kind of handle on his deliveries. He also bowls a good length and went for just 20-odd on a attractive batting wicket at Nottingham. People said to go to his pads early, then suddenly he had hit 20 balls and he's in. This is where some caution is needed. It was surreal watching an English batsman dismantle the threat of Indian spin. "It's the most embarrassing thing I've done", he says.

"It is a tough call".

"Whatever I saw on television, Root picked Kuldeep from his hand and did that really well".

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"The spinners played a major role in the team's victory", he said.

The two masterclass Root innings were sufficient to tilt the scales and rewrite history as Team India had won the previous nine or so bilateral ODI and T20 series, leaving only the aberration of the Champions Trophy defeat in June 2017 at the hands of Pakistan over the last couple of hectic years of cricket. Swann said Kohli would be eager to right the wrongs from his last trip. He also bowls a good length and went for just 20-odd on a handsome batting wicket at Nottingham. And it is in his favour at the moment because the ball is not swinging. "So I am hoping for the best", Tendulkar said.

"England still have got some glaring weaknesses against spin and they were highlighted there". He adds that extra bit of pace and surprise factor India will need.

Meanwhile, in ICC ODI Team Rankings, number-one ranked England has moved to 127 points after gaining one point, while India have dropped one point to finish on 121 points.

"They are obviously favourites because its their home conditions", India paceman Shardul Thakur said.

"It's going to be an incredible opportunity for cricket supporters in the North West to come and watch the greatest players from around the world performing at Emirates Old Trafford". "It often happens when your top-order is so powerful that guys later on in the middle don't get a go (regularly)".


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