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Root on Friday stepped down from captaincy, ending his five-year tenure after facing criticism following England's 0-4 Ashes defeat against Australia and 0-1 series loss to West Indies.
For McGrath, too much bromance between England and Australian players, which he largely attributed to IPL and Big Bash, was taking away the required passion while representing the country.
India paid the price for losing back-to-back games against Pakistan and New Zealand early on as Virat Kohli and his men failed to reach the semifinals of the showpiece event.
Nasser Hussain also highlighted India's poor track record in the knockout stages of recent ICC events.
The Test was cancelled just a couple of hours before the toss after India were left on tenterhooks following physio Yogesh Parmar's positive COVID-19 test that led to concerns that the infection could spread during the match.
India vs England: 'Don't think we were bullied', Sunil Gavaskar hits back at Nasser Hussain during heated argument
Sunil Gavaskar told Nasser Hussain that he would be "very upset" if his generation of cricketers were termed as ones who were "bullied".
Dinesh Karthik says commentary is seen as post-retirement option only in India, wants to break the stereotype
With his sharp yet simple analysis, Karthik became an instant hit in the commentary box when he made his debut in the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand last month.
India vs England: Visitors looked like 'startled rabbits' in second innings of third Test, says Nasser Hussain
Hussain said it's all about mentality now and the tourists need to find a way to draw the series, which will be a good result for them.
Root struck 218 in England's first innings on a spin-friendly pitch to lead his side to a 227-run win over India in the first Test in Chennai on Tuesday.
Root made his debut in 2012 at Nagpur in the fourth match of a series won by England 2-1 under Alastair Cook, their last triumph in India.
Despite missing some key players to injuries and skipper Kohli, who was on paternity leave, an inexperienced Indian team, led by Ajinkya Rahane, displayed grit and determination to register a historic come-from-behind 2-1 series win over Australia.
England vs Pakistan: James Anderson asks for more 'leeway' over bad light rules; Michael Vaughan, Shane Warne suggest use of pink ball
Former players have often questioned the ICC regulations related to bad light which has affected Test matches over the years.
England lost the series-opener by four wickets with Jermaine Blackwood leading West Indies to a memorable victory.
Nasser Hussain commented about how Indian cricket team got tougher under the captaincy of Sourav Ganguly. Gavaskar took exception to Hussain's opinion, telling him that his perception of the Indian team is entirely wrong.
On this day: Yuvraj Singh and Mohamamd Kaif script memorable victory for India in NatWest Trophy final
The Natwest trophy final is also remembered for Ganguly's wild celebrations on Lord's balcony when he took of his shirt and waved it as his teammates watched him.
Former England captain Nasser Hussain wants the ICC to revisit its regulations related to bad light which has affected Test matches over the years.
Michael Holding’s words of wisdom, uttered with feeling but without histrionics, scythed through our collective slumber like a massive jolt of electricity. It is high time the silent superstars speak up too.
Michael Holding delivers passionate message in support of Black Lives Matter, says 'you don't get over' racism
Holding, who will retire from commentary at the end of next year, talked about racism as cricket waited to restart amid the COVID-19 pandemic with the first England-West Indies Test.
India's team selection in ICC events have gone wrong, team needs alternate plan, says Nasser Hussain
Nasser Hussain feels that India have lacked an alternative plan in major ICC tournaments primarily due to a superb top-order that rarely fails
Ben Stokes is a bit like Virat Kohli, he will turn out to be an excellent captain, says Nasser Hussain
England's World Cup hero Stokes was named captain for the opening Test against the West Indies in place of Root, who has taken leave to be with his wife for the birth of their second child.