Mumbai: Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has put his weight behind Akshay Wakhare to get a call-up for the India Take a look at squad after his sensible efficiency within the Duleep Trophy remaining.
Wakhare picked up a five-wicket haul handy India Purple the Duleep Trophy title as they defeated India Inexperienced by an innings and 38 runs within the remaining on Saturday.
Praising the man offie, Harbhajan mentioned in a tweet: “Akshay Wakhare constant performer with the ball from final couple of years in 1st class cricket again to again Ranji trophy champion final two years. Nice spell yesterday 5 for 13 towards India Inexperienced.
“Successful one other championship for his group. Method to go. Indian check squad calling.”
In 75 first-class matches, Wakhare, 33, has 263 wickets. On the ultimate day of the match, India Purple bowled out India Inexperienced for a mere 119 runs inside 40 overs on the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Solely Siddhesh Lad and Akshath Reddy might handle to remain on the crease for some time as not one of the India Inexperienced batters have been in a position to deal with the strain created by Wakhare and Avesh Khan. The duo completed with figures of 5/13 and three/38, respectively.