Before you go to Australia for die ash in the winter, England play seven tests at home against New Zealand and India this summer.
You will take on die Blackcaps for a two-match red-ball series, from Wednesday (June 3rd) and then collision with India in a five test series in August and September.
“There will be constant talks about Australia throughout the summer, there is no getting around it,” Root told reporters on Tuesday (June 1st) ahead of the series-opener.
“We have said for we have been planning this for a long time series and an English fan as an English fan player, it’s such an icon series.
“It is of absolutely important. But die way we are best We prepare for it by performing well in these seven tests by winning seven tests matches against the best two sides in the world, “He added.
New Zealand and India are supposed to conquer on each other in die first test world championship final planned in Southampton June 18-22.
Although it is planned die Reclaim ashes remain in the back of the mind, said Root full The focus is on a successful summer.
“Planning for Australia is something in we are very aware of the background of and talk about it all the time. But that won’t be in our thoughts when we are out there this summer.
“You couldn’t ask for two better opponents now – to take on the best is sport and every test is die hell of much to ours players and to me. These tests are ours full Focus.”
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