An “unbelievable seam attack and incredible batsmen” make India formidable but England will have the edge in the pink ball day/night Test in Ahmedabad, feels batsman Zak Crawley.

Asked if England were favourites playing against a moving ball, Crawley said, “We have grown up with those conditions, trying to play the ball late in seaming conditions, so you would say we would be more adept at it than the Indians.

“That’s probably why they are unbelievable players of spin because they have grown up with it.” However, the 23-year-old remains wary of India’s potent bowling attack, spearheaded by Jasprit Bumrah and Ishant Sharma. “That said, they have an unbelievable seam attack and incredible batsmen so it won’t help us too much. They will be more than capable.

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