‘It can definitely be created (on an SUV). He’s already a multi-dimensional cricketer and it’s about him becoming more and more confident. Someone like him brings a lot of balance to the test team, “said Kohli.
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Indian captain Virat Kohli has praised Shardul Thakur, stating that the Mumbai bowler could gradually become an off-road bowling alley. Thakur burst onto the scene in the final test. against Australia in Brisbane earlier this year when most of the senior players were injured. It was only their second game for India in the longest format and they came in with a brave half-century and picked up seven wickets. role in the historic win at Brisbane, Kohli, while addressing a virtual pre-match presser, called Thakur a ‘multi-dimensional cricketer who could bring balance to the team.
“Yes, he can definitely be created (in an SUV). He’s already a multi-dimensional cricketer and it’s about him becoming more and more confident. Someone like him brings a lot of balance to the test team or, for that matter, to any format of the game. “Hardik has done that so far in the past and is coming back to the track to bowl regularly.
These types of cricketers help the team in a massive way and Shardul is a great prospect for us. Someone who will be very important not only in this series but also in the future, ”Kohli said at the press conference on Tuesday. Compared to 2018, when the team lost 1-4 due to a couple of bad sessions, the skipper feels that they are ‘much better prepared this time with two months in England helping them acclimatize to the changes in the weather pattern. Players, who were inexperienced in 2018, now have more experience. Yes, there will be failures but we will have enough players to raise their hands and be counted in pressure situations, ”Kohli said. India and England will meet in the first round of the 5-game series that starts on Wednesday at Tent Bridge, Nottingham.