Saturday 9 August 2014 

Farokh Engineer Answers Your Questions - Rahane, Ashwin, India's Struggles

We asked you to get in touch with your questions for Lycamobile ambassador Farokh Engineer during the England-India Test series...and you did - thank you so much for the response.

Here are some of his answers.

Sundeep Agarwal asked why it was that India continue to struggle overseas, notwithstanding the fact that they won at Lord's:


Many of you including Neelabh Krishnan, Prithvi Budha, Pratik Ranade and Sathya Aasheerv asked about India making changes, particularly concentrating on Ravichandran Ashwin's exlusion until the fourth Test:


Rishit Arora focused on the amount of catches being missed in the slips, asking whether it was time to bring in some specialist fielders to such a crucial position.


And finally, Keshav Bapat wondered whether Ajinkya Rahane would be better suited to batting at number three for India:

Please keep the questions coming by using the form below as we will keep asking them of Farokh throughout the tour.

Please note that we can't guarantee your question will be asked but we'll do our best!

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Fixtures & Results

9th-13th July: 1st Test, Trent Bridge, Nottingham
India 457 & 391-9 dec. (Binny 78) drew with
England 496 (Root 154no, Anderson 81)
17th-21st July: 2nd Test, Lord's, London
India 295 & 342 (Vijay 95, Jadeja 68) beat
England 319 & 223 (Sharma 7-74) by 95 runs
27th-31st July: 3rd Test, The Ageas Bowl, Southampton
England 569-7 dec. & 205-4 dec. beat
India 330 & 178 (Ali 6-67) by 266 runs
7th-11th August: 4th Test, Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester
England 367 (Root 77, Buttler 70) beat
India 152 & 166 by an innings & 54 runs
15th-19th August: 5th Test, The Kia Oval, London
England 486 (Root 149no, Cook 79) beat
India 148 & 94 by an innings & 244 runs
25th August: 1st ODI, Bristol
Match abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain
27th August: 2nd ODI, SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff
India 304-6 (Raina 100, Woakes 4-52) beat
England 161 (Jadeja 4-28) by 133 runs (D/L)
30th August: 3rd ODI, Trent Bridge, Nottingham
India 228-4 (Rayudu 64no) beat
England 227 (Cook 44) by six wickets
2nd September: 4th ODI, Edgbaston, Birmingham
India 212-1 (Rahane 106, Dhawan 97no) beat
England 206 (Moeen Ali 67) by nine wickets
5th September: 5th ODI, Headingley, Leeds
England 294-7 (Root 113, Buttler 49) beat
India 253 (Jadeja 87) by 41 runs
7th September: T20I, Edgbaston, Birmingham
England 180-7 (Morgan 71, Hales 40)
India 177-5 (Kohli 66) by three runs