Danish Kaneria feels that the time has come for Indian cricket to look past Check vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane.
The Indian middle-order batter has managed just one half-century within the sequence in opposition to England. On Thursday, he registered one more failure within the first innings of the Oval Check. Ajinkya Rahane was dismissed for 14 off 47 deliveries, edging Craig Overton behind the wickets.
Danish Kaneria: Ajinkya Rahane Has Been A Complete Flop In The England Collection And Time Has Come To Assume Past Him
Talking on his YouTube channel, Danish Kaneria opined that Ajinkya Rahane has been given a protracted sufficient rope. He questioned why the likes of Suryakumar Yadav and Hanuma Vihari weren’t getting an opportunity.
“India’s middle-order collapsed once more. Ajinkya Rahane has been a complete flop on this sequence. I feel, now the time has come for India to essentially take into consideration Ajinkya Rahane. Not solely Rahane, India’s general batting is in poor kind,” mentioned Danish Kaneria.
Danish Kaneria added: “I don’t know why Suryakumar Yadav and Hanuma Vihari should not being given an opportunity within the enjoying XI. Suryakumar Yadav and Prithvi Shaw have been known as as much as the Indian workforce in England from Sri Lanka. Everybody has seen how Rahane is struggling. As for Suryakumar Yadav, he appears like some one who’s able to scoring runs in all circumstances. He may have been given an opportunity in line with me.”
Suryakumar Yadav was introduced in as a late damage substitute together with Prithvi Shaw. The Mumbai Indians batsman has been in good kind as of late however has by no means performed the longest format for India, and the problem solely will increase in complexity, given the circumstances in England.
Suryakumar Yadav or Hanuma Vihari are ready within the wings and will get an opportunity in line with Danish Kaneria. Though he’s but to play Checks, Suryakumar Yadav has a compelling file in first-class cricket, scoring 5326 runs in 77 first-class video games at 44.01, with 14 tons.
Following a protracted wait, Suryakumar Yadav has made a superb begin to his worldwide profession. He was the Participant of the Collection within the ODIs in opposition to Sri Lanka and scored a half-century in India’s win within the first T20I as effectively. In his transient worldwide profession, the 30-year-old middle-order batsman has performed three ODIs the place he amassed 124 runs averaging 62 and four T20Is the place he amassed 139 runs averaging 46.33.
Ajay Jadeja Pondering What Ajinkya Rahane Is Going By
In the meantime, in an fascinating transfer, Ravindra Jadeja was despatched to bat forward of Ajinkya Rahane on Day 1 of the Oval Check. Whereas there have been blended reactions to the transfer, in line with Ajay Jadeja, it may very well be a sign that workforce administration is starting to lose religion in Ajinkya Rahane.
The previous Indian cricketer mentioned on the Sony Sports activities Community: “I’m simply considering what Ajinkya Rahane goes by. Certainly one of your finest batsmen, vice-captain of the aspect. Even earlier than he has walked in, it’s like Rahane has virtually obtained a sign, saying ‘we’re not too certain about you.’”
Ajay Jadeja added: “It may very well be the left-hander mixture however I’m simply considering when it comes to somebody who’s unsure with not a number of runs. Earlier than you stroll in, you’ve got Ravindra strolling forward of you and there can be a while, at any time when he walks in he’s going to be eager about it.”
Ravindra Jadeja was dismissed for 10 off 34 as India crumbled to 191 all out on Thursday. Shardul Thakur top-scored for India with 57 off 36 balls.