IND vs ENG: Washington Sundar balls too flat for Check, says Sunil Gavaskar

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India placed on a horrendous present throughout the first Check in opposition to England in Chennai; slumping to an embarrassing 227-run defeat after the highs of tour Down Underneath. Indian skipper Virat Kohli, whereas analysing the loss, felt group’s bowling unit didn’t click on collectively. And a few blame of that can fall on Washington Sundar because the younger spinner conceded 89 runs for no wickets within the Check whereas bowling only one over within the second innings.

Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar identified that the off-break bowler balls to flat for Check cricket and has been extra of a T20 bowler.

“Due to the way in which he has batted. Perhaps, he would possibly get to bowl somewhat bit extra. He’s is extra a T20 sort of a bowler as a result of he bowls flat, flat, flat and doesn’t actually give the ball a lot air as Ashwin does,” Gavaskar mentioned on Star Sports activities.

He additional felt that his bowling points might be handled if Sundar will get to select R Ashwin’s mind within the dressing room.

“Nevertheless it’s one thing that he can at all times, within the firm of Ashwin sitting and speaking to him extra -both are Chennai boys – study and may get higher at. So, he positively will likely be there. Who goes out that, we’ll have to attend and see,” he mentioned.

Whereas India get better from the humiliation in Chennai and equipment up for the subsequent Check from Saturday, Gavaskar mentioned they need not change line-up a lot whereas Sundar ought to characteristic in that enjoying XI as nicely.

“It is a superb group. This group was outplayed and it will probably occur. Sure, we talked about how the toss was essential since you get to bat on good pitches that are significantly better than on the fourth and the fifth day. So, there might be only one change however Washington Sundar just isn’t going to be that change,” he mentioned.

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