We might be tempted to play Kuldeep, Chahal in Tests too: Kohli

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England play India in ODIs at Nottingham, Lord s and Leeds before Root takes over the captaincy for the five-Test series starting at Edgbaston in Birmingham on August 1.

Despite being acknowledged as England's finest multi-format batsman, Root found himself under pressure following scores of 35, 0 and 9 in his three previous T20 innings against Australia and India.

As Kohli hinted, the wrist-spinners might get a go in the five-day format as well, starting with the England series.

The most aggressive batsman in the first 10 overs of an ODI innings since the last World Cup, Bairstow began his innings with a flurry of boundaries off exquisite shots. "You can't hold grudges, you've got to make sure when you get your opportunities you are looking to take them".

England had collapsed to 82 for 3, losing three wickets for nine runs in the space of 16 balls.

"There are signs of Joe really getting to grips with the Test match team as a captain, and I think any experience like he has had over the past few days will definitely help him", Farbrace said.

Vice-captain Rohit hit an unbeaten 137 after Kuldeep had done the damage with the ball with six wickets, helping India to victory with 10 overs to spare.

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"It was really important that we showed that we could learn very quickly from the first game and we showed that we are capable of beating India in tough conditions", said Farbrace.

While Kuldeep has already played two Tests, Chahal is yet to earn the coveted cap in the longest version of the game.

Quite effective with his back-of-the-length bowling in the T20Is, Pandya found controlling runs hard work on a ground with short boundaries. Buttler was free-flowing, handled the spinners with aplomb and was probably the difference between England being bowled out for 170 odd runs and where they eventually reached.

Together, they added 83 for the fifth wicket showing signs of recovery but he dismissed the two set batsmen in quick succession to bring about the home team's downfall. Given more overs and more time in the middle, they become even more lethal.

England captain Eoin Morgan was unhappy with his team's performance and said that India completely outplayed them. "Playing spin against India is a challenge we will hopefully improve on but today we were off the mark". "We bat normally and see where you are at 30 overs and analyse it". "We might need to sit in or find a different way of playing him". But certainly he (Kuldeep) extracted more turn out of this than any other spinner. For England to truly prove their status as the number one ranked side in the world they will need to rise to the occasion.

Nepal gained ODI status at the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe earlier this year while the Netherlands regained it earlier by winning the ICC World Cricket League Championship.

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