The England cricket team, currently tied 1-1 in the five-match Test series against India, has opted for a unique strategy ahead of the crucial third Test in Rajkot. Instead of staying in India during the 10-day break between the second and third Tests, they will be flying back to their pre-series training base in Abu Dhabi for a six-day break.
This decision has raised eyebrows, with some questioning the need for such a long journey considering the relatively short break. However, there are several possible reasons behind England's choice:
The news was revealed by Rahul Rawat, who works for Aaj Tak.
Ultimately, the success of England's strategy will depend on how they utilize their time in Abu Dhabi and how quickly they can readjust to the Indian environment upon their return. The third Test in Rajkot promises to be a pivotal one, and this unique pre-match decision will undoubtedly be a talking point in the build-up to the encounter.