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Finn hopes to make key contribution

Press Trust Of India
Oct 05, 2011 at 09:07pm IST

Hyderabad: Lanky pacer Steven Finn and portly left-arm spinner Samit Patel are confident that they will be able to make significant contribution to help England win the five-match ODI series against India.

"It is an exciting opportunity for us to play in India and I hope that I can contribute for my team in order to win this series," the right-arm fast bowler Finn said during an open session ahead of the first ODI against India on October 14.

Finn who is expected to be in Alastair Cook's scheme of things in the absence of premier bowlers Stuart Broad and James Anderson wants to make full use of the opportunities provided.

Finn hopes to make key contribution for Eng

Finn is expected to be in Alastair Cook's scheme of things in the absence of premier bowlers Stuart Broad.

For Patel, who was a part of the squad that was blanked 0-5 in 2008 feels that winning the series will be a "massive achievement" for the side.

Medium pacer Chris Woakes said,"I am very excited about the series. It is a great opportunity not just for myself but for England to try and beat India in their own country although we know it is going to be tough."

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