'I got it wrong' - Nick Compton admits India showed attitude and perseverance to win the 4th Test against England

‘I got it wrong’ – Nick Compton admits India showed attitude and perseverance to win the 4th Test against England

Nick Compton also heaped praise on Jasprit Bumrah and added that the England side needs to show more fight in the Test series against Virat Kohli and his men.

Virat Kohli and Nick Compton
Virat Kohli and Nick Compton. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

The Virat Kohli-led Indian side produced a sensational performance in the 4th Test match and thrashed Joe Root and his men by a margin of 157 runs to secure a 2-1 lead in the series.

It was a complete team effort by the Indian side, as England ran out of answers to the questions posed by the visitors. Rohit Sharma was the catalyst of the Indian side with the willow and led India’s fightback in the second innings by scoring a marvelous 127 at the top of the order, helping India set a target of 368 for the hosts.

Then, it was an excellent combined bowling effort by the Indian side in the second innings that flummoxed the England side. While Umesh Yadav scalped 3 wickets, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja, and Shardul Thakur picked up 2 wickets each, as England were bowled out for 210 and India secured a 2-1 lead.

Nick Compton reacts to India’s stupendous win

And, England cricketer Nick Compton has lauded the Indian side for showing excellent perseverance and attitude. Compton further added that he thought that England had the ability to draw the 4th Test against the Indian side, but he was proved wrong.

“Well done India, great perseverance and attitude. I got it wrong. Shame as I think England had a chance and ability to secure draw,” tweeted Compton.

You can see Nick Compton’s tweet below

Compton further heaped praise on Jasprit Bumrah and added that the England side needs to show more fight in the Test series against Virat Kohli and his men.

“Guys it’s only cricket keep smiling great Test match! What a bowler Bumrah is! More fight from England needed,” tweeted Compton.

India has now taken an unassailable 2-1 lead in the five-match series, and England will have to compulsorily win the 5th and final Test match that will take place at Manchester if they do not want to lose the series. The 5th Test match will commence on 10th September 2021. This Test series is the first assignment for both England and India in the second cycle of the World Test Championship (WTC).