Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram has made a giant assertion on India’s upcoming ODI sequence towards Australia. The Males in Blue are contemporary from their eighth Asia Cup title win by beating Sri Lanka within the remaining on Sunday, September 17.
Mohammed Siraj took 6/21 as Sri Lanka had been rolled over for simply 50. Hardik Pandya claimed three wickets whereas Jasprit Bumrah took one as Sri Lanka endured their second-lowest complete in one-day internationals.
India chased down the rating in 6.1 overs with Ishan Kishan (23) and Shubman Gill (27) staying unbeaten on the crease. Gill ended the match as the very best run-getter scoring 302 runs at a mean of 75.50.
In the meantime, Wasim Akram whereas speaking to Star Sports activities after India’s Asia Cup win stated that the upcoming sequence towards Australia is pointless contemplating it’s going to add to the fatigue of the gamers earlier than the large World Cup at residence.
The Indian aspect has been on the highway since August with a full-fledged tour of the West Indies earlier than the Asia Cup, which spanned over two weeks. With little time to relaxation between the Australia ODIs and the World Cup, Akram believes that it might not be in one of the best of pursuits the Indian gamers to participate within the bilateral sequence.
Dont Know Why They Are Enjoying Three ODIs: Wasim Akram
“There are totally different venues and touring in India… it takes a day (between each match). It is advisable to protect vitality earlier than the World Cup. I don’t know why they’re taking part in three ODIs. It’s in all probability completed a very long time in the past, however it was a bit pointless. You don’t need to be drained earlier than a mega-tournament the place you’re favorites at residence. If you need some extra gamers within the squad, you possibly can play these within the three ODIs towards Australia,” Akram stated to Star Sports activities.
The three-match ODI sequence can be performed between September 22-27 in Mohali, Indore and Rajkot respectively.