Former India wicketkeeper-batsman Deep Dasgupta has opined that wholesome competitors for locations between Suryakumar Yadav and Shreyas Iyer will preserve each gamers on their toes.
Whereas Shreyas Iyer appears set to retain his no. 4 spot in ODIs, Suryakumar Yadav may problem him for the place, given his current exploits within the T20I collection in opposition to England.
In accordance with Deep Dasgupta, Shreyas Iyer ought to bat at no. 4 within the first ODI in Pune on Tuesday. Talking to Sports activities At present, he mentioned that Shreyas Iyer’s batting in T20Is has modified following the arrival of Yadav.
“Shreyas, for me, begins at No. 4. His ODI numbers at No. 4 are fairly spectacular. Sure, Surya is there. That’s a really wholesome competitors. And in case you have a look at it, after Surya has are available in, Shreyas’s batting in T20Is has modified. In case you have a look at his strike charge and numbers, he’s trying like a unique batsman. I believe that competitors goes to push each the gamers to type of begin elevating their video games and the bar they set for one another,” Dasgupta asserted.
Whereas Yadav was given an opportunity to bat at quantity three within the T20Is, Shreyas Iyer was moved decrease down the order. Each batsmen excelled, developing with spectacular knocks.
Yadav scored 57 and 32 throughout his two visits to the crease, whereas Shreyas Iyer additionally did properly with knocks of 67 and 37.
VVS Laxman backs Shreyas Iyer over Suryakumar Yadav
Regardless of Yadav’s blazing entry in worldwide cricket, former India batsman VVS Laxman opines it may very well be too early to blood him within the ODIs forward of Shreyas Iyer. In accordance with Laxman, the batting lineup mustn’t change on the idea of some innings.
Laxman mentioned on this regard on Star Sports activities present Cricket Linked:
“I believe it is vitally tough to simply select one amongst each, Suryakumar Yadav and Shreyas Iyer, as a result of what actually pursuits me was the way in which Shreyas Iyer batted at no. 6. He batted with authority, conviction and simply understood the scenario and performed his pictures proper from the phrase go. As a result of we all know that he’s ideally fitted to no. 4. He has completed so properly in each one-dayers and T20Is in that place; however for the primary time I’ve seen him bat at no. 6, and he didn’t disappoint anybody.”
India are set to face England within the first ODI of a three-match collection on Tuesday in Pune.