Root said in the press conference after the match, ‘My job is to manage our team of players present here. I am trying to do this to my full potential. I think we have some great players who are capable of winning here. He said, “Once the team is selected, it is my responsibility to get the best performance from them and win as many matches as possible.”
Former players criticized England’s rotation policy
Many former veterans criticized England’s rotation policy under which they were given rest to influential players like James Anderson and Jose Butler. Off-spinner Moin Ali, who took eight wickets in the second Test, is also going back home. Root said, ‘It is difficult and challenging but in the present times everything is like this. In the era of Kovid-19 epidemic, we have to manage everything in the cricket we are playing.
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England will now have to win the remaining two matches of the series to secure a place in the ICC World Test Championship. For the next match, he said, ‘We will try to make sure that the last 11 players are happy by seeing the whole team and they can do well in the pink light with pink ball. It will be a team that can take advantage of the circumstances. He said, ‘Yes Moin Ali wanted to go back home. It was a difficult time for him. If the players want to go out of the bio-safe environment then they have a choice. Hope he feels good. Moin could not land on the tour of Sri Lanka due to the grip of Kovid-19. When asked about Archer, he said, ‘There is a possibility of his return. He has been practicing for the last few days and is available for selection.