WTC final: Sarandeep Singh chooses Shardul Thakur over Mohammed Siraj as the fourth pacemaker option for India

Sarandeep, whose term of office has ended with die Australia tour earlier year, has Shardul. selected over Siraj because of his batting ability which he presented very well Down Under.

How die If things stand, India will probably go in with three pacemakers and die spin duo of R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja for the final from June 18th.

“If die Conditions are cloudy, you can play an extra fast Bowler after Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Shami. My pick would be Shardul even though Siraj did also very well done, “Sarandeep told PTI.

“You will need batting options in die lower order and Shardul will give you die. The ball get a little in Southampton do and Shardul is good while swinging ball. He has years of experience in domestic cricket and has a very keen cricket mind.

“If a fourth pacemaker is chosen, Jadeja has to sit down out. Ashwin should play there are some leftDealer in the new zealand side. “

The batting Unity looks pretty sedentary, but Sarandeep said it will be important series for young opener Shubman Gill, who couldn’t replicate his success in Australia in the home series against England.

“Shubman is a great number. I’m confident he would do well and most likely start with the WTC final with Rohit. He didn’t have that best of times against England around home, I hope he finds one way leap back in their own backyard.

“It’s enormous competition for the opening slot with Sitting Mayank out although it’s going well in his short testing career so far. Then you have die Likes of Prithvi Shaw and Devdutt Padikkal are waiting in the queue“Said Sarandeep.

Speaking of freshly picked faces in the second String squad for die Sri Lanka tour in In July, Sarandeep said it was surprising to see Shivam Dube didn’t consider the cut back up for Hardik Pandya.

“What happens in Hardik’s case in is able to bowl? You needed back up in Dube or Vijay Shankar. You have chosen six Weirdo and stuff of You won’t arrive play so that it made Sense too add Another fast bowling All-rounder “, he added.

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