England chug along before masterly Kuldeep makes the wheels fall off | Tanya Aldred

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Serene viewing for aimchair England fans became a whirl of wickets as five fell in six overs and three reviews were burnt

I’m sure England feel like they’ve had it tough out in the middle in Dharamshala against India’s irrepressible spin trio, but they’re not the ones getting up at 3.45am on a still-cold-if-creeping into-spring UK morning.

It’s one thing watching Kuldeep Yadav and his magical variations from the boundary while looking hot in stubble and shades and regulation light grey Bazball puffer jacket, with the prettily-iced foothills of the Himalayas in the background, surrounded by the Edinburgh rock colours of a picture-book Toytown stadium. It’s quite another doing it from the living room, in a dressing gown and ironed-in wrinkles, trying to stop your shoulders leaching into your ears.

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Written by Tanya Aldred
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2024/mar/07/england-kuldeep-yadav-india-cricket under the title “England chug along before masterly Kuldeep makes the wheels fall off | Tanya Aldred”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.