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Can India rise to the challenge without Kohli? Broad weighs in

Can India rise to the challenge without Kohli? Broad weighs in

Acknowledging Virat Kohli impact on the game, Stuart Broad empathizes with the personal reasons for his withdrawal, calling it a "shame for the series."

While expressing disappointment at Virat Kohli absence from the entire Test series against England, former England pacer Stuart Broad believes India’s batting depth can overcome the setback.

Acknowledging Virat Kohli impact on the game, Stuart Broad empathizes with the personal reasons for his withdrawal, calling it a “shame for the series.”

However, he sees an opportunity for young players to step up and showcase their talent. “Kohli’s absence presents a great opportunity for them,” he affirms to IANS, implying someone will rise to the occasion.

India’s confidence buoyed even without Virat Kohli

With a convincing win in the second Test, India enters the third match with high morale. The potential return of key players like KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja further strengthens their position.

Stuart Broad acknowledges this, stating, “India might have experienced players available, which could be crucial.”

“Bazball” Proves Its Mettle: Stuart Broad

Impressed by England’s comeback victory in the first Test, Broad lauds the aggressive “Bazball” approach. He sees it as a game-changer, declaring, “‘Bazball’ has proven it can work in every country.” England’s recent triumphs in Pakistan and New Zealand solidify his belief.

Stuart Broad highlights the thrilling nature of Test cricket, citing matches like England’s win in Hyderabad and West Indies’ defeat of Australia at The Gabba as prime examples.

These unexpected results, he feels, demonstrate the sport‘s inherent unpredictability and excitement.

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