The Indian cricket board (BCCI) on Friday introduced tempo bowler T Natarajan as substitute of Umesh Yadav within the India squad for the final two Take a look at matches in opposition to Australia to be performed in Sydney and Brisbane.
The pinnacle coach of Tamil Nadu, Diwakar Vasu stated that whereas he’s glad for Natarajan, the pacer can not count on on the spot success within the longest format of the sport and must study the artwork of bowling in Take a look at cricket.
“See, I’m very glad for him and need him to play Assessments and wishing him success. However I’m not saying he’s going to be instantly profitable. He has to study and I’m certain he’s a fast learner. Now we have to see if he’s prepared for Take a look at cricket. It should depend upon how he grabs the chance (if it comes),” Tamil Nadu head coach Diwakar Vasu instructed The Indian Specific.
“He must swing the ball. He must bowl a extra constant line. He additionally wants to chop the ball (off the seam). Take a look at cricket is just not straightforward. Not many of those slower balls and yorkers are going to be efficient so far as Take a look at cricket is worried. And I don’t assume that at his tempo (round 130kph), bouncers might be a (wicket-taking) possibility. I feel (if he performs), he must bowl up, work on his swing, work on his angles. That might be a greater possibility for him.”
Natarajan took 16 wickets in 16 matches within the 2020 season and the left-arm pacer was picked as a web bowler for the tour of Australia on the again of his IPL performances. Nevertheless, with India battling accidents to their quick bowlers, he has received an opportunity of taking part in T20Is, ODIs and has now obtained a call-up to the Take a look at squad.
“Anyone who’s making his Take a look at debut, who is just not categorical and who doesn’t swing the ball (a lot); you can not count on him to be the strike bowler. There are different strike bowlers. He can be utilized as a bowler who is available in and bowls, and takes a few wickets,” stated Vasu.
“He (Natarajan) is an excellent trier and I’m certain that working with (Bharat) Arun (India’s bowling coach), he’ll study shortly. As a left-arm seamer, he has that pure angle (the ball that slants throughout the right-hander) and with the pink ball, he may deliver the ball in additionally. Nevertheless it’s a studying course of for him.”