Mumbai: India’s World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh on Friday took a enjoyable dig at India’s nagging No. four woes after Harbhajan Singh threw his weight behind Sanju Samson to bat in that place in One Day Worldwide matches.
Samson smashed a 48-ball 91 in India A’s 36-run victory over South Africa A, batting at No. 3.
“Why not Sanju Samson at number 4 in odi.. with good technique and good head on his shoulders.. well played today anyways against SA A,” Harbhajan mentioned in a tweet.
Replying to his very long time former teammate, Yuvraj mentioned: “Top order is very strong bro they don’t need no. 4 batsman.” He adopted it up with a laughing emoticon.
Iyer batted at quantity 5 in the course of the recently-concluded ODI sequence within the West Indies and scored 71 and 65 within the two innings he performed and impressed each head coach Ravi Shastri and skipper Virat Kohli.
On the World Cup earlier this 12 months, India struggled to search out their proper No. four batsman as each Ok.L. Rahul and Vijay Shankar failed.
Whereas in Assessments, India doesn’t have the issue of who will bat at No.four with Kohli making the place his personal, the opening slots have been a fear for fairly a while.
With Prithvi Shaw suspended, India went with simply two openers — Ok.L. Rahul and Mayank Agarwal — for the two-Check sequence in towards the Windies. Whereas Agarwal did appear to be in management, Rahul didn’t play any substantial knock.
Rahul managed scores of 44, 38, 13 and 6 in 4 innings within the Caribbean islands; he wasted alternatives to transform begins within the first Check in Antigua and didn’t get begins within the subsequent recreation in Jamaica. He hasn’t managed a 50+ rating since his 149 towards England on the Oval 12 innings again.