Find out what special plans does Joe Root have for his side for the Ashes

Joe Root is confident that his side will perform well in the Ashes. File Pic

Joe Root is confident that his side will perform well in the Ashes.
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Internet Desk: Joe Root the England skipper has assured that his side will attain “something special” in the upcoming Ashes series scheduled to be held in Australia after his won test series win against West Indies.

The English registered a 9 wicket win in the final test to win the series 2-1 against the Indies, while previously they won 3-1 against the Proteas.

“I’m happy with the way the whole group is shaping up. Guys have stepped up and taken their games forward,” Root told the media.

“There’s plenty of challenges ahead but, with those, is a great opportunity. We shouldn’t be afraid of going over there and, if we perform at our best, doing something really special.”

“There were two difficult weeks, but what is most pleasing is the resilience and character to come back from both of those with two extra strong performances.”

Though the final squad is yet to be announced however coach Trevor Bayliss will banking in the veterans and while not opt to try out new faces.

“We are not 100 percent (sure) on who we want,” Australian Bayliss said. “But I am sure when we sit down in a week or two to discuss that squad from a batting point of view… batters that have played for us in the last 12-18 months.

“We are going there to win. We are not going to make up the numbers.”

England will next meet West Indies in a Twenty20 and five one-day internationals starting on Saturday.

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