England comprise worked very hard for the No.1 spot: Andrew Strauss
England captain Andrew Strauss Saturday lauded his team for operational hard to turn into World No.1 Test team, replacing India.
The England captain was all admire for opening batsman Alastair Cook, who batted for 13 hours, for his career best 294. Andrew Strauss (87) and Alastair Cook set the attitude of the innings with their 186-run opening position.
|England won the third test match against India|
England won the 3rd Test by an innings and 242-run defeat and took an incontrovertible 3-0 lead in the 4TH -match series that finished India's 22- month keep on at top.
Receiving to No. 1 has been an objective for a extended time and it fills me with a lot of conceit to know we have finished something very particular. We include had to work very hard and the guys have position a lot of hard attach to get to No.1,' supposed Andrew Strauss.
|Cookie played a sensational innings|
against India 294
'It was incredible to get runs for myself and then sit on the chaise longue and watch Alastair Cook bat for two days. He has remarkable attention and willpower, he is in this square at the flash where he is very apparent what his game was and he is an example for us every one,' Andrew Strauss thought.
Asked concerning his judgment to bowl, Andrew Strauss said: 'It wasn't a gigantic chance to bowl first; there was almost certainly less in the wicket than we thinking there would be, and by the time we batted the wicket had moved out flat. The wickets have been public around the bowlers and the heaviness they have practical has been unyielding.'
Cookie, who was decided as Man of the Match, deliberation he was rewarded with his labors not making an allowance for of missing out on a admirable triple century.
'The work put in over the week off has remunerated dividends for me. Over the last 12 months scoring big hundreds was what I obligatory to work at and I am glad that is happened. You want the destructive center order players to go at the wearing bowlers later in the day. I am very delighted but it is a gigantic team effort to bowl a team similar to that India out for less than 250 on a flat wicket in the equally innings,' Andrew Strauss said.