Kirsten positive over India's resurgence

Former India coach Gary Kirsten admitted being disappointed by the team's recent performance in England, but feels they are a good enough side to bounce back. India were blanked 0-4 in the Tests and 0-3 in the ODIs by England. Kirsten felt India's performance could be because of loss of momentum.

Gary Kirsten

"It's been a little bit sad to watch them not play well because there was much anticipation around that series in England. "Also, with Duncan (Fletcher) coming in as new coach and he's just been there for a couple of months. He needs to stamp his mark about what he's going to do. I guess it was always going to be a difficult time upfront," Kirsten, who is now coaching South Africa, was quoted as saying in ESPN Cricinfo.

"But it has surprised me. The injuries haven't helped. For me, they're a good enough cricket team that they can come back. They probably lost a bit of momentum." Kirsten also praised England for their performance.  "England are a quality cricket team. They are well coached, have a good structure, good people, they have stability in their team and are putting India under pressure."



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