India awaits Kohli magic in England Tests

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"Someone like Virat Kohli is an immensely talented guy, but while also watching him go about it, you see that mentality of getting to the top".

In an encouraging return to form, the 2000s was their best decade by winning percentage (42.6) since the 1950s (47 per cent), and they have surpassed that mark again since 2010 with a 43.4 per cent win rate up to the start of the India series. In contrast, if India can display their strength and prowess which has made them the highest-ranked side in the world, then they will further strength their grip on the top spot.

Jos Buttler was a part of the Rajasthan Royals franchise in this year's IPL and was their leading run-scorer with 548 runs to his name in 13 innings. "I wish England all the best in this historic match and may it continue to produce players and performances that inspire the following of Test cricket, the oldest and most demanding format of the game", said ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar.

"They just have a different mentality, a winning mentality in every game and the consistency to do that. This Test series matters to him a hell of a lot", Majumdar said. Seeing his current form, I hope he scores at least two hundreds in ten innings of the five-match Test series.

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Asked if Rashid, 30, may find it hard to give his best in England's 1,000th Test, which starts on Wednesday, Cook said: "I think probably in the past he would have". But Buttler believes all friendships will be "forgotten" on the field during the Test series.

"What you have to remember is people can get on well, but the reason guys have got to global sport is they want to win and are competitive". But yes, there is a lot more familiarity between the sides than there ever has been before. Moeen played with Virat at RCB and (Yuzvendra) Chahal.

"I won't get to the stage where I am left out at say, Lord's, and go back and play county cricket".

"It will be highly competitive", he said.

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"Of all the countries we play against they have the biggest following and cricket is as much a religion there as anywhere".

"Absolutely, it is a huge series. A confident team like India shouldn't decide its playing XI on the basis of performances in the practice match", Ganguly told IndiaTV.

England have played Tests against nine different opponents - Australia, Bangladesh, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, the West Indies and Zimbabwe.

Prior to a tour where India have won the Twenty20 series and England triumphed 2-1 in the one-day internationals, Kohli said he thought relations between the teams would be cordial because of the links forged in the IPL.

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