Australia spin all-rounder Ashton Agar says the expertise of outthinking batsmen on “actually good wickets” throughout the current Sheffield Defend video games would assist him when he competes towards India within the upcoming collection.
The 27-year-old Agar had featured in each the restricted over codecs for Australia final summer season however missed his spot within the ODIs on their tour of England in September.
Now set to hitch his limited-overs teammates on Sunday after finishing his engagements on the Sheffield Defend and present process a two-week quarantine in Perth, Agar is hoping his expertise within the quick few weeks will assist him within the upcoming collection.
“I bowled about 150 overs in three Defend video games. I bowled on some wickets that had been absolute highways,” Agar, who took 10 wickets in three video games for Western Australia in October-November, was quoted as saying by cricket.com.au.
“Attempting to suppose batsmen out on actually good wickets truly holds you in good stead going into an ODI and T20 collection,” he added.
Agar hasn’t featured in any 50-over recreation since March in South Africa with lack of native competitors because of the COVID-19 pandemic robbing him of any likelihood of pushing his case.
“Yeah, I have not performed white-ball cricket for a short while, however that is nothing that worries me an excessive amount of,” he stated.
“The One-day facet is a tough facet to get into. Except you are going to choose two spinners, Adam Zampa has a run of it in the beginning anyway. I’ve accomplished every little thing I can in T20 cricket to push my case. I really feel actually assured in that format and really feel like I showcased my abilities.”
Agar has taken 30 wickets in 27 T20Is, whereas capturing 10 scalps in 13 ODIs to date in his profession.