Former India cricketer VVS Laxman believes India should play Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav in tandem for the ODI sequence in opposition to Sri Lanka.
Not way back, Kuldeep Yadav was India’s premier spinner in ODIs and was more practical within the presence of Yuzvendra Chahal. However his effectivity decreased each time India most popular him because the lone specialist spinner.
Kuldeep Yadav’s ODI numbers
Highlighting the spin division to be an space of concern, VVS Laxman has opined that the 2 wrist spinners ought to play collectively within the upcoming ODIs in Sri Lanka. He additionally believes that the Shikhar Dhawan-led Indian facet should blood Tamil Nadu spinner Varun Chakravarthy within the T20Is.
“One of many downside areas for Indian cricket in latest occasions has been the shortage of efficacy of the spinners. Towards the backdrop, it’s crucial that Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav play in tandem within the 50-over format, and blood Varun Chakravarthy within the shortest model. All are wicket-takers, and their confidence will solely be enhanced in the event that they play repeatedly, get overs below their belt and choose up wickets,” VVS Laxman wrote in his column for TOI.
Hardik Pandya’s bowling is a welcome improvement: VVS Laxman
VVS Laxman additionally welcomed the information that Hardik Pandya would possibly bowl within the upcoming sequence. The Indian all-rounder hasn’t bowled a lot since his surgical procedure, and it performed a task in him being neglected for India’s Check tour of England.
Emphasizing the significance of a pace-bowling all-rounder, VVS Laxman added:
“That Hardik Pandya is anticipated to play a task with the ball too is a really welcome improvement. As a medium-paced all-rounder, he presents an thrilling and uncommon possibility for India, and he and older brother Krunal will probably be decided to stamp their authority forward of a busy season.”
Between July 18 and 29, India and Sri Lanka will face one another in three ODIs and three T20Is on the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.