India tackle Australia within the Border-Gavaskar Trophy© BCCI
Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ramiz Raja feels Team India ought to unleash white-ball specialist Suryakumar Yadav throughout the four-match Test sequence in opposition to Australia, beginning with the primary sport in Nagpur from February 9. While highlighting England’s aggressive model of cricket within the longest format of the sport, which has earned them lots of reward, Ramiz prompt that Suryakumar will carry within the x-factor attributable to his fearless batting method. The 32-year-old is but to make his Test debut for the crew.
“India should play Suryakumar Yadav as he will generate pace in the match. India have named a few T20 specialists in their squad for the first two Tests. It’s a good move as fans appreciate entertaining brand of cricket in Test match nowadays. Look at the way how England played against Pakistan. They scored 300-400 in one day. So, Suryakumar will inject pace into the game, and India can benefit from this by building pressure (on Australia),” Ramiz mentioned in his YouTube channel.
Suryakumar, who’s at present the no. 1 batter in T20I rankings, has been a revelation for the Indian cricket crew in restricted overs cricket.
While a number of consultants have tipped him to change into an all-format participant sooner or later, the closest he has come to the red-ball sport is his inclusion within the Test squad for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
With Rishabh Pant lacking out on the Test sequence because of the accidents sustained within the accident, the onus might be on Suryakumar to play the aggressor, if he will get the possibility.
India are prone to area three spinners, together with Ravichandran Ashwin and the returning Ravindra Jadeja, however Sharma didn’t reveal the beginning line-up.
(With AFP Inputs)
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