Former India opener Virender Sehwag feels all-rounder Hardik Pandya shall be a key member of the Indian Check squad if he begins bowling. As a consequence of a again damage, Hardik had stopped bowling and solely contributed along with his batting within the lately concluded 13th version of Indian Premier League (IPL). The fast-bowling all-rounder additionally performed as a pure batsman within the white-ball sequence towards Australia. Nonetheless, the all-rounder did bowl just a few overs within the second ODI towards Australia, to cater to the necessity of a sixth bowling choice for the Males in Blue. Sehwag additionally stated Hardik might need informed selectors to not think about him for the Check sequence, as he isn’t taking part in as an all-rounder within the facet.
“If he was bowling, then he would have been part of the Check workforce. It’s potential Hardik Pandya might need informed the selectors to not think about him for the Check matches as he isn’t bowling match, and that he’ll solely play within the ODIs and T20Is, and that he’ll be a part of again his household,” Sehwag stated on the Sony Sports activities Community.
“However little question when he begins bowling, he shall be an important a part of the Check workforce as a result of the way by which he bats in ODI cricket or T20Is, think about if he begins scoring these fast runs at No.6 or No.7 in Check cricket, India shall be in an excellent place to win Check matches,” he added.
India and Australia will now be seen in motion within the upcoming four-match Check sequence. The sequence shall be telecast on Sony Ten 3, and Sony six channels. The primary Check of the sequence shall be a pink-ball contest, starting December 17.
Australia had gained the ODI sequence, whereas the Males in Blue walked away with the honours within the T20I sequence. In the meantime, opener Rohit Sharma has been declared match by the physios on the Nationwide Cricket Academy (NCA) following his hamstring damage throughout the IPL.
The batsman had reached the NCA in Bengaluru on November 19 and was set to endure a health take a look at on Friday. Talking to ANI, sources within the know of developments stated the batsman is match for the rigours of worldwide cricket.
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