Previous India pace bowler Zaheer Khan has proposed two changes for the fourth Test against England at The Oval, which will start on September 2. India captain Virat Kohli had said at the post-match gathering that the bowler’s responsibility will be overseen, which conceivably implies that there may be not many changes in the bowling work force.
Zaheer feels that India should play Ravi Ashwin in the fourth Test, regardless of if Ravindra Jadeja is accessible. The all-rounder harmed his knee while handling in the Leeds Test and it appears to be profoundly improbable that he will play at The Oval. Ashwin has so far not played in the three Tests, yet Zaheer accepts that the accomplished player will have a tremendous effect at The Oval pitch as that will be more however he would prefer.
“The chance is available for whoever gets there first and, I accept this change (getting Ravichandran Ashwin) ought to be made. You should initially perceive how fit Ravindra Jadeja is… yet regardless of whether he’s playing, India ought to go for this change since, supposing that you take a gander at the historical backdrop of The Oval, turn most certainly rules in the subsequent innings,” Zaheer told Cricbuzz.
The cricketer-turned-master additionally believed India should step through the World Exam Championship last (WTC) and play their best five bowlers. In that marquee conflict, both Jadeja and Ashwin had played with the last getting five wickets against New Zealand.
“In the WTC last, the manner in which Team India moved toward the game – going with Jadeja and Ashwin both in light of the fact that they are among the best five bowlers – they ought to return to that since twist will have an immense effect at this ground.”
Zaheer Khan additionally feels that Ishant Sharma may be dropped from the fourth Test attributable to dreary execution. “You’ll need to see which bowler didn’t glance in mood in the last game and furthermore how you began the series. According to that point of view, I trust you probably won’t see Ishant Sharma play in this match.”
India may play Shardul Thakur to reinforce their lower request: Zaheer Khan
The previous India quick bowler additionally feels that the group may give Mohammed Siraj a rest and incorporate Shardul Thakur all things considered, attributable to his capacity to a convenient lower-request hitter.
“In case you are searching for additional commitments with the bat, you can likewise contemplate Siraj – both from a responsibility the executives viewpoint and for reinforcing the batting. Shardul is such a player who can be utilized as a bowling all-rounder… and will give that additional pad in batting.”
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