IND vs ENG 1st Test: Siraj issues big warning to England’s Bazball approach

India fast bowler Mohammed Siraj believes England’s much-hyped ‘Bazball’ strategy won’t work in Indian conditions and if the visitors go with their ultra-aggressive approach then the match may get over within two days.
‘Bazball’, a hell-for-leather attacking batting approach, coined after Test team head coach Brendon McCullum, has given England tremendous success last year but it will face its baptism by fire on sub-continental tracks, which offer turn and bounce in equal measure.
“If England play Bazball in Indian conditions, the match might get over within a day-and-a-half or two. It’s not easy to hit every time here as the ball turns sometimes and straightens on other occasions,” Siraj told ‘Jio Cinema’ on the eve of the opening Test beginning here on Thursday.
“So, I think it’ll be difficult to see Bazball here. But if they play it, it’ll be good for us as the match may get over quickly.”
Talking about his preparations for the tour, Siraj said: “On their previous tour to India,

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