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Ashes 2021-22, Questions raised on team selection after England loss in the first test match

 England defeat in First test match against Australia:

In the very first Test match of the Ashes series, the England team suffered a crushing defeat and the England team suffered a 9-wicket defeat at the hands of Australia at the Gabba Stadium in Brisbane. But the captain of the England team, despite the defeat, defended the players of his team and his team selection. Joe Root's decision to bat first after the team's defeat and the decision to drop two experienced fast bowlers in the team selection also did not seem to bother. He simply said that decorating the players in the field in a more defensive way could have helped left-arm spinner Jack Leach against an aggressive batting line-up.



Joe Root himself admitted that doing so would have given Leach a slight boost in confidence for the series. And for this he considers himself responsible. This made it very difficult for him and the responsibility was probably on his shoulders rather than the selection. Leach's place in the starting XI was confirmed at the time of the toss, and the England team did not include fast bowler Stuart Broad, a decision that did not help the England team, who lost a wicket on the very first ball of the series. The England team was reduced to just 147 runs, after the day's play was over due to heavy rain.

 Joe Root said, 'His team has to be adventurous. When he looks back, he thinks that his decision to bat was right. Joe Root said,

 Some changes could have been made in terms of team selection but the team members wanted variation in the attack and the way things were changed.

 In the entire test match, Ollie Robinson, Mark Wood and Chris Woakes tried to get the England team back in the match, but the England team did not field well and due to missing some catches, the England team had to face disappointment. Fell. England team all-rounder Ben Stokes looked troubled by injury. Some decisions were also surprising from the side of the Australian team. However, this decision was confirmed after James Anderson was rested for the opening match of the series.

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