ENG v IND 2018: 3 possible changes that the Indian team can make to win the fifth Test at the Oval

India has lost the England series as they conceded a lead of 3-1 in the five-match series.

Virat Kohli gave it his all for India, but now has to make some hard calls as many of his decisions have failed | Getty Team India lost their second straight Test series outside Asia, as England won the fourth Test at Southampton and earned a 3-1 lead in the five-match Pataudi Trophy.

Earlier, India had lost the Test series to South Africa 2-1 and this defeat at the hands of England raises many questions over the no.1 ranked Test side.

Also, a glaring inability of the Indian team has come to light. Indian team has lost the three Tests by 31 runs, an innings and 159 runs and 60 runs and it has been more or less cemented that Indian team cannot chase a total over 200 in the fourth innings.

Team India has been hampered by the failures of their openers, some bad decisions in team selection have earned failures overseas. In the four chases - two in South Africa and two in England, the top three have scored a total of just 119 runs in 12 innings and no one has reached 20.

India can only save face now and try to win the fifth and final Test to end the England tour on a high.

Let’s have a look at the three possible changes that Team India should make to win the last Test

By Jatin Sharma - 03 Sep, 2018

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