"They seem to have got a good variety of bowlers and strength in depth in their pace bowling", said England opener Alastair Cook.
"We are not anxious at all, because both are really quality batsmen", said India s Ajinkya Rahane of his top-order colleagues.
Buttler is in the form of his life, having scored five consecutive half-centuries in the IPL before those Tests against Pakistan.
Then for [national selector] Ed Smith to phone me and say, "I think you're good enough to play Test cricket for England and I'm not fussed you haven't played much red-ball cricket recently", that gave me a huge amount of confidence. They just have a different mentality, a winning mentality in every game and the consistency to do that. "I feel like I have learnt a hell of lot from watching guys train and go about their practice, ways they react to certain pressure moments in a game as well". For those two games I was not sure how it would go but I approached them in a great manner and it is important for me to do that going into this series. Due to this, Team India has witnessed many embarrassing defeats in England.
England's 1000th Test match will be played at Edgbaston against India. "Naturally you have friendships with them but on the field they seem to be forgotten and everyone is competitive. Maybe the Adil Rashid furore will help", said Vaughan, who was one of the key characters involved in the Rashid "furore".
England's most successful decade ever was the 1910s, when they won two thirds of their 21 Tests. India won the Twenty20 series and lost the one-day internationals, but Kohli knows that his Test performance - starting in Edgbaston on Wednesday - will be the benchmark of success. Moeen played with Virat at RCB and [Yuzvendra] Chahal.
England batsmen have made 856 centuries, including 57 double-hundreds and five triples - Len Hutton against Australia in 1938, Wally Hammond against New Zealand in 1933, Gooch against India in 1990, Andy Sandham against the West Indies in 1930 and John Edrich against New Zealand in 1965. It will be highly competitive. I think he's matured as a cricketer and improved since we last saw him in an England Test shirt.
"People who watch, shouldn't remember how many runs they score or what innings they played".
Australia has reached a deal with the USA and Japan to invest in projects in the Indo-Pacific region, and promote economic growth. Pompeo said the United States "will never seek domination in the Indo-Pacific", and that "we will oppose any country that does".
There is now a sense that China may have declared victory too early while the USA may have reacted too late in the day. The main criticism that the USA makes against China centers around the trade deficit America runs with China.
Just 13 days before Mars came into opposition, scientists trained the telescope toward it to take a snapshot of the Red Planet. Mars , the fourth planet of the solar system, orbits the Sun at a greater distance than our planet.
The Cupertino, California-based technology giant expects fiscal fourth-quarter revenue between US$60 billion and US$62 billion. Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) sold a total of 41.3 million iPhone units, but the projected amount was 41.6 million units.
A new report suggests that North Korea has continued to build new missiles, despite ongoing talks with the Trump administration. Increased inter-Korean cooperation to ease cross border tensions and improve relations is also tied to U.S.
Trump's tweet on Monday lacked something his post on Sunday had - a threat to shut down the government if he doesn't get his wall. Both Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and McConnell met with Trump last week to discuss funding the government.
This was the first time western observers were allowed to monitor the democratic process in Zimbabwe for nearly two decades. Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party has won a majority in parliament, according to partial results released Wednesday.
Tesla also said it's working on a new version of its Autopilot semi-autonomous software that will have greater safety features. Tesla says it lost almost $743 million between April and June this year, compared with about $785 million last quarter.
Police have not yet made any arrests, with spokesman Thomas Agnevik telling reporters in Sweden: 'It's 1-0 to them right now. The royal treasures were taken from a cathedral in Sweden where they were on display.
Lower phone sales hurt Samsung profit
Samsung's overall operating profits slid almost 5% sequentially to KRW14.87 trillion in the second quarter . Now, Samsung has also given a price cut to the popular Galaxy J6 smartphone for the second time.
Rare dolphin-whale hybrid spotted near Hawaii
That hybrid, named Kekaimalu, still lives at the marine mammal park, where she helps teach children about genetics. Wholphins have also been conceived in captivity with the last one at Sea Life Park in Hawaii.
USA slaps sanctions over charged pastor; Turkey vows reprisal
US pastor Andrew Brunson reacts as he arrives at his home after being released from the prison in Izmir, Turkey July 25, 2018. Other analysts said the sanctions on Turkish government officials would likely harden Turkey's position on other key issues.
I'm better actress 'then' Priyanka Chopra, says Meera Jee
Priyanka , who is yet to open up about her relationship publicly, reportedly got engaged to Nick on her birthday two weeks ago. Pratt is playing the role of an agent with the fighting skills and personalities of a cowboy, a ninja, and a Viking.
Trump Now Says 'Collusion Is Not A Crime'
Rudy Giuliani is purposely exchanging "Conspiracy" for "Collusion" to intertwine a legal term of art with a political one. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) wrote on Twitter on Monday, citing a reference in the federal code.
Minneapolis police ‘justified’ in killing black man
Schmidt said he saw the gun and feared for his life, and that's when he stopped running, aimed and fired at Blevins. He said police officers, including Kelly and Schmidt, were "promptly" available for interviews after the shooting.
I would meet Iran without preconditions
Other signatories are working with Iran to try to save the agreement while Washington begins reimposing sanctions on Tehran . In May, the USA left a deal which curbed Iran's nuclear activities in return for the lifting of worldwide sanctions .
Trump Says It's Time to Vote out Sen. Nelson
The president accused Democrats of obstructing his agenda and Brett Kavanaugh, who he chose as a Supreme Court nominee. Stay tuned to Breitbart News for live updates of the rally, which begins at 7 p.m.
Eight states suing Trump administration, company over 3D guns
But in the past three days, more than 2,500 people have downloaded Wilson's blueprints for 3D-printed AR-15 style assault rifles. In the meantime, the company agreed to block sales to users with IP addresses from Los Angeles, New Jersey and Pennsylvania .