Ben Duckett said that this time he is not going to lose wickets very easily.
England’s Test tour of India 2024, IND vs ENG: England’s star opener Ben Duckett (Ben Duckett) against India’s senior off-spinner R Ashwin (R Ashwin), describing him as a world-class bowler against whom all left-handed batsmen struggle.
Ben Duckett openly admitted ahead of the five-match Test series to be played between India and England in Hyderabad from January 25 that if Ravichandran Ashwin dismissed him during the upcoming series, So they won’t be surprised.
R Ashwin has been a very good bowler everywhere: Ben Duckett
R Ashwin has an excellent record against England, having taken 88 wickets in 19 Test matches, 74 of which have come in India. Therefore, this time too Ashwin will be a big threat for the England cricket team. Meanwhile, Ben Duckett recalled his previous encounters with R Ashwin when the Indian off-spinner was out three times in his four innings.
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Ben Duckett was quoted by Sky Sports as saying: “I’ve played a lot of cricket since the last tour and I’ve matured a lot over those years, which is a big thing for me. This time the biggest thing is that whatever move India makes against me, it will not be a surprise or shock for me. I have played a lot of cricket on the pitches used in India. I know very well what to expect when I come out to bat on Indian pitches. I was not the last left-hander to struggle in those conditions against Ashwin. He has been a very good bowler everywhere.”
Ashwin will get me out again: Ben Duckett
Meanwhile, the England opener said that he is sure that R Ashwin will get him out this time too, but now he knows how to set himself up in Indian conditions, so he will not lose wickets too easily. Are going to.
Ben Duckett concluded: “I am sure Ashwin will get me out again, he is a world-class bowler. But now I will support myself on a good pitch or a flat pitch so that I don’t feel like I have to play aggressive shots or sweep every ball. If those pitches are spinning, and the way this team has played over the last 18 months, I know what my strengths are and I’m definitely not going to lose wickets by surprise.”