India placed on a horrendous present throughout the first Test in opposition to England in Chennai; slumping to an embarrassing 227-run defeat after the highs of tour Down Under. Indian skipper Virat Kohli, whereas analysing the loss, felt workforce’s bowling unit did not click on collectively. And some blame of that can fall on Washington Sundar because the younger spinner conceded 89 runs for no wickets within the Test whereas bowling only one over within the second innings.
Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar identified that the off-break bowler balls to flat for Test cricket and has been extra of a T20 bowler.
“Because of the best way he has batted. Maybe, he may get to bowl a bit of bit extra. He’s is extra a T20 kind of a bowler as a result of he bowls flat, flat, flat and doesn’t actually give the ball a lot air as Ashwin does,” Gavaskar stated on Star Sports.
He additional felt that his bowling points could possibly be handled if Sundar will get to select R Ashwin’s mind within the dressing room.
“But it’s one thing that he can at all times, within the firm of Ashwin sitting and speaking to him extra -both are Chennai boys – study and may get higher at. So, he undoubtedly will probably be there. Who goes out that, we’ll have to attend and see,” he stated.
While India recuperate from the humiliation in Chennai and equipment up for the subsequent Test from Saturday, Gavaskar stated they needn’t change line-up a lot whereas Sundar ought to function in that taking part in XI as properly.
“This is an excellent workforce. This workforce was outplayed and it could possibly occur. Yes, we talked about how the toss was necessary since you get to bat on good pitches that are a lot better than on the fourth and the fifth day. So, there could possibly be only one change however Washington Sundar is just not going to be that change,” he stated.