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Indian Cricket: Checking all the right boxes ( IANS Column)




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India successfully claimed victory in the Test series against England, defending the challenging “Final Frontier” that has stumped many before. The series saw different strategies unfold, with India ultimately triumphing due to their knowledge of home conditions and superior bowling attack.

The final Test match between India and England is set to take place on March 7th, 2024, in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh. Although the series result is already decided, the match holds importance for the World Test Championship’25 points tally.

Despite facing a tough challenge from England, India’s young players like Dhruv Jurel and Kuldeep Yadav stepped up with stellar performances. England’s mental resilience was questioned as they faltered, while India capitalized on the opportunity to secure victory.


The success of newcomers like Yashasvi Jaiswal and Sarfaraz Khan in the Test side showcases the potential for further experimentation by India’s selectors. The positive impact of these new faces on Test cricket could pave the way for more domestic cricketers to shine on the international stage.

With a renewed focus on Test cricket, the BCCI is taking steps to elevate the status of red ball cricket in India. By increasing match fees and emphasizing the importance of domestic tournaments like the Ranji Trophy, the BCCI aims to preserve and promote the traditional form of the game.

The presence of school kids at Test match venues indicates a promising future for cricket in India. By engaging young fans and emphasizing the grassroots level of the sport, the BCCI is ensuring the continued growth and popularity of cricket across the country.


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