Former England captain Mike Atherton believes England Test captain Joe Root is reaping the benefits of working on his batting technique during the Kovid-19 lockdown last year. The 30-year-old Root is in the best form of Test cricket this year. On Saturday, he scored his second century of the series against India at Lord’s and remained unbeaten on 180, with England leading by 27 runs. Atherton told Sky Sports, ‘He did some good things in his batting during the lockdown and I think he’s taking advantage of it. This all happened when he was 29 and his career was going well.
He still said, ‘But the lockdown gave him a chance to rest and this time he said,’ The second half of my career is coming and I can go from a great player to an all-time great player ‘. He scored 9000 runs in Test cricket this century. Atherton, a former England cricketing cricketer, said: “He asked batting analysts to send him a video that has been dismissed for the last five years, and look closely at him and try to rectify those shortcomings.
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He said he has made some technical changes now and that he will keep his back straight when batting. This reduces his chances of getting out of lbw. Atherton said he has been batting against his best seams and fast bowling in the home ground for the past three years. But she is now in her gold form, which began in 2021 when England moved to Sri Lanka. The best part is that they don’t feel weighed down by leadership and expectations. Watching this innings, he went out to bat and then India took two wickets in two balls and it was a hat trick ball. Who is the root batsman, who is not the root, is subdued by expectations and pressure and he plays with complete freedom.