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Aakash Chopra Backs Dimuth Karunaratne Over Kusal Perera In Sri Lanka’s Taking part in 11 for Asia Cup Last 2023



Former India batsman, Aakash Chopra gave his opinion on Sri Lanka’s first eleven within the upcoming Asia Cup 2023 remaining match in opposition to India and mentioned that Dimuth Karunaratne needs to be included within the enjoying eleven due to his expertise within the ODI format.

Whereas talking on his official YouTube channel, the 45-year-old former India batsman mentioned that he apprehensive about Dasun Shanaka since he’s higher in entrance of India regardless that his type has been odd on this match.

“I’m barely cautious of Dasun Shanaka on this match. His type has been extraordinarily odd however he will get the perfect out of himself in opposition to India, particularly in massive video games. So it’s a must to be conscious of that. The massive query is what is going to occur to Maheesh Theekshana, as they’ve referred to as a backup for him. On the time of recording, he hasn’t been dominated out however there’s a likelihood that he would possibly get dominated out. Sahan Arachchige, who’s a batting all-rounder, has been stored. You would possibly see him enjoying. He’s a left-handed batter who bowls right-arm off-break,” Aakash Chopra mentioned.

Whether it is ODI cricket and a fast-bowling assault like India in entrance of you, I’d go along with Dimuth Karunaratne: Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra mentioned that Kusal Perera needs to be excluded from the primary eleven in opposition to India and play Dimuth Karunaratne since in entrance of the Indian fast-bowling assault in a 50-over format Karunaratne would excel greater than Kusal Perera.

Chopra additionally added that Kusal Perera is healthier within the twenty-over format. Aakash Chopra believes that Dimuth Karunaratne shall be a better option over Perera to deal with the brand new ball assault from star Indian pacers like Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj.

“I really feel there is no such thing as a have to play Kusal Perera. If it was as much as me, I’d play Dimuth Karunaratne. Kusal Perera is ‘kushal’ (expert) however for 20-over cricket. Whether it is ODI cricket and a fast-bowling assault like India in entrance of you, I’d go along with Dimuth Karunaratne. If it’s a must to nullify the Indian staff’s new-ball assault, if it’s a must to one way or the other deal with Bumrah and Siraj, I’ll go along with high quality and pedigree, and that’s Dimuth Karunaratne. You’ll have Pathum Nissanka alongside him after which Kusal Mendis at No. 3,” Aakash Chopra added.

India will tackle Sri Lanka within the remaining match of the Asia Cup 2023 on Sunday (September seventeenth) at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

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