Former India cricketer Harbhajan Singh expressed considerations about India’s batting lineup forward of the second Take a look at in opposition to England. Harbhajan Singh emphasised that the Indian group will miss Ravindra Jadeja and KL Rahul within the upcoming Take a look at in Visakhapatnam.
The hosts suffered harm blows following a 28-run loss within the sequence opener in Hyderabad. Ravindra Jadeja and KL Rahul have been dominated out of the following match as a consequence of their respective accidents, as confirmed by the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday.
Ravindra Jadeja suffered a hamstring harm whereas being run out on Day 4 of the Hyderabad Take a look at. KL Rahul has been sidelined as a consequence of ache in his proper quadriceps. Sarfaraz Khan, Washington Sundar, and Saurabh Kumar have been added to the squad as replacements.
The Staff Seems to be Respectable However Lacks Expertise – Harbhajan Singh
In a video shared on his YouTube channel, Harbhajan Singh highlighted the group’s lack of expertise, with Ravichandran Ashwin being the second-highest run-scorer after Rohit Sharma.
“The group seems respectable however lacks expertise. Sure, there’s Rohit Sharma, however the subsequent finest run-scorer is Ashwin. When it comes to batting, the line-up seems weak. And in the event that they play on a turning observe, which I really feel they are going to as a result of they’ve added Washington Sundar whereas having Kuldeep Yadav, Ashwin and Axar Patel,” Harbhajan stated.
The Rohit Sharma-led group can be with out Virat Kohli, who opted out of the primary two matches as a consequence of private causes. Rahul changed Kohli at No. 4 within the first Take a look at and registered scores of 86 runs and 22 runs in each innings of the sequence opener in Hyderabad.
England May Even Carry out Properly – Harbhajan Singh
Harbhajan Singh expressed concern about the potential for India dealing with defeat on a turning pitch ready for England. Harbhajan emphasised that English gamers might ship an enhanced efficiency on a batting-friendly floor.
“I worry India don’t find yourself shedding after making a turning pitch for England. This batting unit is younger, they want time, and in the event that they get an excellent observe, they could even carry out nicely,” Harbhajan added.
The Indian group suffered a 28-run defeat within the first Take a look at match on the Rajiv Gandhi Worldwide Stadium in Hyderabad. The hosts misplaced the match regardless of taking a considerable 190-run lead within the first innings. The guests took a 1-0 lead within the five-match Take a look at sequence.
Rajat Patidar and Washington Sundar are prone to get a possibility within the taking part in eleven for the second Take a look at match. Patidar is but to make his debut in red-ball cricket, whereas Washington has confirmed his all-round skills in Take a look at cricket.
The upcoming match between India and England is scheduled to be performed on the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam, beginning on Friday, February 2.
India Take a look at squad: Rohit Sharma (capt), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shreyas Iyer, Ok.S. Bharat (wk), Dhruv Jurel (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Avesh Khan, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Washington Sundar, Saurabh Kumar
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