Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt believes that Indian left-arm spinner Axar Patel will not be on par with Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin. Salman Butt highlighted that Axar Patel didn’t flip the ball regardless of beneficial situations in opposition to Sri Lanka within the Asia Cup 2023.
Axar Patel changed Shardul Thakur in India’s enjoying XI because the situations had been beneficial to spinners in Colombo on Tuesday, September 12. The left-arm spinner failed to hassle the Sri Lankan batters. He failed to select up a single wicket in his 5 overs and gave 29 runs.
Axar Patel Didn’t Get Any Flip – Salman Butt
In a video shared on his YouTube channel, Salman Butt highlighted that Axar Patel supplies precious runs with the bat within the decrease order, however he wants to enhance his bowling.
“If you see Axar Patel’s bowling, he’s not on par with Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin. Little doubt his batting is kind of good, but when he didn’t get any activate this wicket, the place will he?
There was a lot activate supply that even Charith Asalanka picked up 4 wickets. Nonetheless, Axar Patel didn’t get any flip, which is a matter of concern,” Butt stated.
Patel scored 26 runs off 36 balls to assist the staff attain a aggressive 213-run whole in opposition to Sri Lanka within the Tremendous 4 match. The left-handed batter added a 27-run partnership with Mohammed Siraj for the ultimate wicket.
Kuldeep And Jadeja Have Very Good Releases – Salman Butt
Salman Butt praised Kuldeep Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja for his or her bowling performances within the center overs, noting that their robust releases allowed them to generate a variety of flip.
“Kuldeep Yadav provides the ball air. Each Kuldeep and Jadeja have excellent releases, which is why there’s a variety of rip. Our bowlers push the ball in the direction of the batters as a substitute of giving the ball air and revs. They bowl at a flatter trajectory. Sure, Jadeja additionally bowls flat, however he will get rip,” he concluded.
Kuldeep and Jadeja shared six wickets between them and helped India defend a small whole. Kuldeep ran by means of Sri Lanka’s middle-order batters, registering bowling figures of 4/43 in his 9.3 overs. The Indian bowlers bundled the opposition for 172 runs in 41.3 overs.
The Rohit Sharma-led staff will tackle Bangladesh on the R. Premadasa Stadium on Friday, September 15. The staff administration may take into account making an attempt out their bench power in opposition to Bangladesh, as they’ve already sealed their berth within the last of the match.