The “bazball” has altered the nature of England’s batting strategy in Test cricket. head coach Brendon McCullum has made it very evident that his team will stick to its aggressive tactics against India in the five-Test series. Where the majority of the tracks will yield significant turn, regardless of the result.
what is this “bazball” strategy?
The phrase “Bazball,” which was created in reference to McCullum’s nickname “Baz” and the attacking mindset he espouses, is also featured prominently in the “Collins dictionary.”
The meaning of ‘Bazball’ is a style of test cricket in which the batting side attempts to gain the initiative by playing in a highly aggressive manner..
McCullum is excited for India vs England clash
England will face India in five Tests at Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Rajkot, Ranchi and Dharamsala, starting January 25.
“We have got a huge challenge against a very good Indian team in five Tests in India,” McCullum said at the Royal Challengers Bangalore Innovation Lab’s Leaders Meet India.
“I am excited about it because you want to test yourself against the best side and I genuinely believe that India is the best in their own condition. It is going to be a good challenge for us. If we have success then fabulous, if we don’t, then I know we will go down in the style that we want to go down,” McCullum said.
McCullum also discussed his ideas regarding the fundamentals of “Bazball” and its values in his speech.
“We are participating in the game because we adore cricket and want to improve our skills as much as we can. You should make the most of your time in the chair. So don’t wait until the end of your career to start enjoying it. Although we are extremely fortunate to have experienced some quick success. I don’t believe that this is the end for us”.
England has been able to assess the true potential of some of its younger players thanks to the cricket style.