James Anderson showed his impeccable skills of outswing bowling to consistently trouble Indian captain Virat Kohli in the 1st Test Match
The much-anticipated contest between the English swing of king James Anderson and Indian captain Virat Kohli set up the perfect tone for the 5 match Test series.
Anderson was once again at his best in his home condition. Joe Root used his go-to bowler intelligently against his biggest rival in Test Cricket Virat Kohli. The phenomenal display of swing bowling from James Anderson which forced the best batsman in the World Kohli to nick the ball twice in the slip cordon. But this time around Indian captain got the full support from Dawid Malan. Who dropped him twice in the 1st inning. However, Kohli showed his maturity and determination against the testing condition. He gave full respect to Jimmy Anderson and won’t offer any drive on his bowling.
Although, James Anderson still holds the edge over Virat Kohli despite he was not able to get Indian captain wicket in 1st Test. Kohli looked comfortable against every English bowler except Anderson. England also knows the importance of their best bowler in the 5 day’s game and they will definitely try to play 36-year-old fast bowler in remaining 4 Test matches.
James Anderson is the only bowler who can stop Virat Kohli from flourishing in the upcoming Test Matches.