Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja believes India have to look into their bowling assets earlier than the third and closing ODI in opposition to England on the Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium in Pune on Sunday.
Talking in a video uploaded on his YouTube channel “Ramiz Converse”, the previous batsman hinted that the Indian group should rethink their plans with the ball, particularly within the spin division.
The suggestion comes after India’s spin duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Krunal Pandya went for a mixed 156 runs in 16 overs with out selecting up a single wicket within the 2nd ODI on Friday. Whereas Kuldeep registered figures of 0/84 after 10, Krunal gave away 72 runs in simply six overs. Raja added India may need to carry the opposite leg spinner again.
“India should take into consideration their bowling assets, protecting the spin division in focus. Kuldeep Yadav had a tricky day on the workplace. Equally, Krunal hasn’t actually matured with the ball on the worldwide degree. India want wickets they usually might need to carry [Yuzvendra] Chahal again to get these wickets and likewise strive different choices,” he stated.
The 58-year-old added that despite the fact that Shardul Thakur has bought selection and picks up wickets, he leaks lots of runs. “And when he would not decide up wickets, the stress on different bowlers will increase.”
The cricketer-turned-commentator, nonetheless, praised Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Prasidh Krishna. He stated: “Bhuvneshwar Kumar was spectacular but once more and Prasidh had a superb day as effectively. What a yorker that was to dismiss Buttler.”
After profitable the primary recreation, India misplaced by six wickets. Put into bat, India scored 336/6 however England chased down the goal in simply 43.3 overs, courtesy Jonny Bairstow’s 124-run knock and fifties from Ben Stokes (99) and Jonny Bairstow (55). India impressed with the bat, as KL Rahul scored a century and skipper Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant returned with scores of 66 and 77, respectively. Nevertheless, a poor show with the ball price the hosts the match.
Washington Sundar and Yuzvendra Chahal have warmed the bench within the first two ODIs. They performed the T20I collection and with the trophy on the road, they might effectively might characteristic within the closing recreation.
The three-match ODI collection is properly poised at 1-1 and the decider will happen on Sunday, March 28 on the identical venue in Pune.