Sunday, March 26, 2023

India batting coach Vikram Rathour says everybody believed in Axar Patel’s batting potential

Axar Patel’s batting has been a revelation for fairly some. Everybody knew about his means as a bowler but it surely was his lower-order batting which has caught the attention and has to some extent made up for the absence of Ravindra Jadeja in white-ball cricket.

Indian batting coach Vikram Rathour stated that the group administration all the time believed that Axar had potential with the bat and it gave an additional possibility for the group.

“He’s actually batting effectively in the meanwhile. We all the time believed he had lots of potential along with his batting…the sort of all-rounders we’ve got, three guys can bat very well. Washington Sundar, Axar Patel and I’m positive Ravindra Jadeja will likely be again quickly. It’s nice as a group it provides us additional choices,’‘ Rathour said.

In the third ODI against Sri Lanka, Rathour said it was another opportunity for the team to iron out the grey areas and he also chose to put to rest the speculation on coach Dravid’s well being saying the previous Indian participant was with the group.

“Now we have gained the collection however there are nonetheless sure gray areas the place we want to get higher and tomorrow’s match will likely be yet one more alternative to resolve that,’‘ he said.

Sri Lankan coach Chris Silverwood said his team needed to replicate the way India exploited the conditions in its favour and the bowlers needed to put pressure on the Indian batters. The Englishman said his team will be looking for a win. As a former fast bowler, Silverwoods said he was impressed with Umran Malik.

“I do enjoy seeing fast bowlers in action. I am impressed with the areas he bowled and he hit the length hard and got bounce. There is a lot to learn for us from the way he bowled in this series,’‘ stated Silverwood. The Lankan coach was additionally impressed by the progress proven by younger gamers like Nuwanidu Fernando and Dunith Wellage on this tour.

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