“Has struggled whereas bowling in dying overs” – Danish Kaneria on Harshal Patel


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Former Pakistan cricketer Danish Kaneria has expressed considerations over the dying bowling of Indian pacer Harshal Patel after the primary T20I between India and Sri Lanka on Tuesday, January 3.

Talking on his YouTube channel, Kaneria identified that Harshal had carried out underwhelmingly with the ball in direction of the backend of the innings. He opined that tearaway quick bowler Umran Malik may show to be a greater death-over specialist for the Males in Blue.

He defined:

“Harshal Patel has struggled whereas bowling in dying overs. He bowled a no-ball and a large within the penultimate over. However Shivam Mavi, who performed his first T20I match, was proper heading in the right direction. He knew the areas that he wanted to hit. Nevertheless, Harshal is clearly struggling.”

He added:

“The Indian group administration ought to think about bowling Umran Malik through the dying overs. Umran may very well be a greater choice than Harshal, as he has an important yorker and bouncer in his arsenal.”


Notably, Harshal Patel has struggled for type currently. Whereas he was touted as the answer to India’s dying over considerations, he has appeared like a pale model of himself since his return to the aspect after a rib damage.

The appropriate-arm pacer conceded 41 runs from his full quota of 4 overs and bagged two wickets within the T20I collection opener towards Sri Lanka.

“It by no means appeared prefer it was his debut recreation” – Danish Kaneria on Shivam Mavi’s maiden T20I outing

Indian pacer Shivam Mavi had a dream begin to his T20I profession, bagging 4 wickets towards Sri Lanka. Kaneria highlighted that the teenager appeared very assured, by no means making it appear to be it was his first look in worldwide cricket.

The previous spinner opined that taking part in within the Indian Premier League (IPL) has benefited Indian kids tremendously and has ready them for the large stage. Kaneria added:

“It was a dream debut for Shivam Mavi. When a bowler will get a wicket early on, it offers him immense confidence. Bowling such a spectacular supply to get a wicket in your very first over boosts the morale of the participant considerably. It by no means appeared prefer it was his debut recreation.”

He additionally stated:

“He appeared very assured. The wonderful thing about the IPL is that it prepares kids for the worldwide degree. He was prepared for the chance and seized it when it lastly got here his approach.”

Mavi was the choose of the Indian bowlers within the first T20I and he obtained reward from all quarters for his impressed spell. He was instrumental within the Males in Blue defending the goal of 163 and securing an exciting two-run win to go 1-0 up within the three-match collection.

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