Former England Cricketer David Lloyd Heaps Praises On Virat Kohli

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David Lloyd Calls Virat Kohli A “Cheap Suit”: The Indian cricket team left everyone stunned with their terrific performance in the second Test match against England at the Lord’s Stadium, which they won by a massive 151 runs. Despite struggling badly till the first 30 minutes of Day 5, the Indian side was able to bounce back and snatch the game from the English side.

It was a complete team performance from the Virat Kohli-led India that helped them to take a lead of 1-0 in the ongoing 5-match Test series. India’s onslaught against England consisted of a stunning 89-runs partnership from the tailenders – Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah. Their brilliant partnership was followed by an impeccable bowling performance of the Indian bowlers, who bundled up the England cricket team in quick successions and won the game by 151 runs.

While the Indian side has been receiving praises from all corners for their terrific display of skills and talent, on the other hand, the England side has been getting criticized badly for their performance and their on-field ‘tactics’.

Former England batsman and now a renowned broadcaster David Lloyd has come down hard at the English side as he claimed that the English side was spooked by Indian players in the second Test match.

Recently, speaking to Daily Mail, Llyod reacted to England’s defeat, he said the Indian skipper was all over the England side like a ‘cheap suit’ and they did not have an answer to the onslaught. He stated that the Indian skipper was all over England side and they didn’t have any answer to the Indian onslaught. He said:

They were spooked by India in this Test and Virat Kohli was all over them like a cheap suit. They couldn’t cope. So now they have to roll their sleeves up and get stuck in,”

He added:

“They will know that wasn’t good enough and the coach will be telling them he expects a far better performance. Pick players with technique and then get right into India,”

He also recalled what Michael Vaughan and Duncan Fletcher told England to get stuck into their side and the team didn’t take a backward step. He claimed that he expects the same from the current team. He said:

Think back to 2005 and that wonderful Australian team. Michael Vaughan and Duncan Fletcher told England to get stuck into them and it worked. They didn’t take a backward step and that’s what I’d expect now. We were wimps at Lord’s!” he said.

When asked about England’s chances of making a comeback in the remaining of the series, Lloyd said that the team has got what it takes to hit the Indian side back. He said:

“England have definitely got it in them to hit back. They have to! But first they have to pick the right team,”

Meanwhile, the Indian cricket team will be locking their horns against England in the third Test match, which will kickstart on 25th August and will take place at Headingley, Leeds.