All departments of our game must improve: Dernbach

Updated: 16 October 2011 18:10 IST

England fast bowler Jade Dernbach on Sunday, said his side will have to come up with an improved performance in all departments of the game in the second one-dayer against India if they are to bounce back in the five-match ODI series, here on Monday.

All departments of our game must improve: Dernbach
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New Delhi:

England fast bowler Jade Dernbach on Sunday, said his side will have to come up with an improved performance in all departments of the game in the second one-dayer against India if they are to bounce back in the five-match ODI series, here on Monday.

India crushed England by 126 runs in the first ODI in Hyderabad but Dernbach said the visitors have the wherewithal to beat the hosts. "There are quite a few areas where we went wrong in the last match and in order to pose challenge to India we have to improve in all three departments of the game," said Dernbach.

India's spin duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja sizzled in the slow conditions in Hyderabad taking three wickets each but Dernbach felt it will not be only about tackling the tweakers, his team will have to play well overall.

"In the last game we did not do well in general and it was not only about the spinners," he said.

The 25-year-old pacer though conceded that it was a "disappointing" show by his side in the opening match but said there is enough time to bounce back in the series. "It was one of those games where things did not go right for us but we still have four games to rectify our mistakes," said Dernbach.

He also insisted that the visitors would have to quickly adapt to the sub-continent conditions. "One always has to be flexible depending on the conditions. Here it is certainly different from England. The humidity level is very high so you have to find ways to adapt as soon as possible and keep improving," explained the bowler.

Hailing his teammates, Dernbach said, "Every individual bring some quality to the side and we are backing each other to come out and do their best."

Topics : Cricket England West Indies Australia Jade Dernbach Alastair Cook India in England, 2011 India England in India, 2011
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