England captain Joe Root has faced constant criticism around the world after losing the Lord’s Test. England were in good shape on the fifth day of the second Test against Team India, but Root’s decisions and strategy helped the Indian team get out of a bad situation. After the defeat, former England cricketer Geoffrey Boycott has severely questioned his strategy and has now made a big statement about the captaincy of former Australian captain Ian Chappell.
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Speaking to ‘Wide World of Sports’, Chappell said,’ The root is completely lost. The problem with them is that they don’t seem to understand the situation. England have already pushed themselves into a corner because they had to understand long ago that Joe Root was not the right man, especially against better and bigger teams. He added, ‘What are you going to do, do you change the hero before the Ashes series? I don’t think this is a good idea. But you are giving them very few chances to win by making them a hero.
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Let us tell you that after becoming England captain in 2017, Alastair Cook has captained Root 54 matches, of which the team has won 26 matches. The winning percentage this time was 48.14. Chappell said the England team has a big problem at the moment. They have allowed the situation to deteriorate to the extent that you don’t want to change.