But, in the bowling department India has received a major boost with Ishant Sharma being delcared fit. The lanky Indian bowler looked in great form and shape before getting injured prior to the third Test match. He along with Kumar would play a pivotal role, if India are to salvage a draw in the series. On the contrary, the English batsmen such as Cook, Ballance and Bell seem to be in good form to trouble the Indian bowlers.
There is a great amount of pressure on India, as the present English team is more or less a team in transition, lacking experience, where they had come into the series after a number of losses. While, much was expected from India, which comprised of good strong players, but have faltered.
Indian team has shown improvement from the last tour of England,
where they were whitewashed. But a loss here again would not be
tolerated as the final score would read, 3-1, which is equally
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