India vs England: Suryakumar Yadav will not get into the taking part in XI within the first ODI, says VVS Laxman | Cricket Information
Former India cricketer VVS Laxman believes that in-form batsman Suryakumar Yadav could also be ignored from the taking part in XI for the opening ODI game against England on Tuesday as there are different gamers who’ve carried out exceedingly properly within the format in latest instances.
Suryakumar made his debut within the just lately concluded T20I sequence in opposition to England which India gained 3-2 after beating the guests by eight runs within the fifth T20I. The fitting-handed swashbuckling batsman performed three video games and hit 57 and 32 within the fourth and last recreation respectively. Within the second T20I, the debutant didn’t get an opportunity to bat.
Talking on a TV present Laxman stated, “I truly do not know whether or not he’ll get to play within the taking part in XI and that is the depth on this Indian workforce. Whether or not you’re taking Take a look at, one-day or T20I cricket, Suryakumar Yadav would not get into the taking part in XI simply because there are others who’ve carried out exceedingly properly in worldwide cricket. Sure, he is in kind, however I’d positively go along with gamers, who’ve proven that consistency in worldwide cricket. So, for me, he will not get into the taking part in XI within the first ODI.”
When requested to select between Suryakumar and Shreyas Iyer, the previous batsman stated he’ll go along with the latter for the quantity six position as he has scored runs persistently previously.
“I feel it is extremely troublesome to simply select one amongst each, Suryakumar Yadav and Shreyas Iyer, as a result of what actually pursuits me was the best way Shreyas Iyer batted at No. 6. He batted with authority, conviction and simply understood the scenario and performed his photographs proper from the phrase go. As a result of we all know that he’s ideally suited to No. 4. He has carried out so properly in each, one-dayers and T20Is in that place, however for the primary time I’ve seen him bat at No. 6, and he did not disappoint anybody,” Laxman stated.
“Suryakumar Yadav can also be somebody who has received the expertise, however with expertise, I really feel Shreyas Iyer will probably be my decide forward of Suryakumar Yadav. As a result of we simply cannot depend on one or two innings and we can’t actually low cost Shreyas Iyer’s performances in worldwide cricket. Sure, Suryakumar Yadav has carried out rather well for Mumbai Indians within the IPL, however Shreyas Iyer has been very constant in no matter alternatives he received on the highest degree. So, I’ll at all times select Shreyas Iyer to do this position,” he added.
The three-match ODI sequence between India and England will begin on the Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium, Pune on Tuesday.
India’s ODI squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), KL Rahul (wicket-keeper), Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Md. Siraj, Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur.
England ODI Squad: Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jonathan Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Liam Livingstone, Matt Parkinson, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wooden.
(With ANI inputs)