"Someone like Virat Kohli is an immensely talented guy, but while also watching him go about it, you see that mentality of getting to the top".
Kohli struggled against seam bowlers in 2014 with England paceman James Anderson dismissing the right-handed batsman four times in the series. "But if you have a Test, where you bowl them out in 80 or 60 overs, that changes your thinking", Broad told reporters during an interaction.
"The hunger to do it day in day out".
"The hunger to do it day in day out...that hunger really shines through in those top players". "They really are an inspiration".
"What you have to remember is people can get on well but the reason guys have got to worldwide sport is they want to win and are competitive so it will be no different on the field". There are familiar faces, guys you know a bit more about than just the cricket.
"It is the ultimate aim".
Asked if Rashid may find it hard to give his best in such exacting circumstances, Cook said: "I think probably in the past he would have". I think nowadays every cricketer has to be very adaptable.
"I wish England all the best in this historic match and may it continue to produce players and performances that inspire the following of Test cricket, the oldest and most demanding format of the game".
Ahead of the tour, Kohli, who had captained Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes at Royal Challengers Bangalore, said that the relations between the teams improved due to IPL. But Buttler believes all friendships will be "forgotten" on the field during the series.
"Over the last couple of years - certainly in the last 10 years I've played them - they haven't had the option of playing five or six different types of seamers".
"What you have to remember is people can get on well, but the reason guys have got to global sport is they want to win and are competitive". Not on the pitch but maybe on the training days and around the lunch room.
India may be the world s top-ranked Test side but they still face accusations they are lions at home and lambs overseas. I have played with Hardik Pandya at Mumbai so you are open to having a chat.
"It will be highly competitive", he said.
"Of all the countries we play against they have the biggest following and cricket is as much a religion there as anywhere".
"I feel fresh. I haven't played a huge amount of cricket over the last three and a half weeks".
England's 1000th Test match will be played at Edgbaston against India. "It's a huge series".
Anderson is a master of conventional swing, but India may have the edge if conditions favour reverse-swing during what will be England s 1,000th Test match. The former southpaw batsman said that India has a good chance of winning the series.