“Ravindra Jadeja Has To Convince Management That He Is Far better Than Axar Patel As Bowling All-Rounder”

"Ravindra Jadeja Has To Convince Management That He Is Better Than Axar Patel As Bowling All-Rounder" - Sanjay Manjrekar

Previous Indian cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar reckoned that Ravindra Jadeja’s spot in the T20I workforce will be determined on whether he performs as a bowling all-rounder or a batting all-rounder.

If he does opt for to specify his purpose as the previous, then he may possibly have to battle for his spot in the crew with Axar Patel, who has lately verified his worth in the 5-match T20I series towards the West Indies.

“Ravindra Jadeja himself understands there is some severe opposition coming in. So it is genuinely about Jadeja now convincing the selectors no matter if he is likely to be a bowling all-rounder or a batting all-rounder.”

Image: Getty Visuals

“Depending on that, his spot in the workforce will be made a decision. If he is competing as a bowling all-rounder, he has bought to encourage the crew administration that he is improved than Axar Patel as a next spinning choice,” Manjrekar advised Sports18.

“Ashwin and Axar Patel have a stronger claim than Jadeja as a pure bowler” – Sanjay Manjrekar

Manjrekar felt that Jadeja’s bowling is weaker compared to the likes of Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar but his batting will make a distinction in the lower get, particularly for the duration of run chases.

“I feel we all know and I have preserved that Jadeja in T20 cricket, and we have viewed in the Indian T20 league, bowls at a specific time. He is not someone you can go to in the very first six overs whereas you can with Axar.”

Axar Patel

“But Axar the batter vs . Jadeja the batter, there is a very little variance there. So it’s really about the group administration deciding irrespective of whether they want a batting all-rounder or a bowling all-rounder. Ashwin and Axar have a stronger assert than Jadeja as a pure bowler,” he extra.

Also Browse – Previous Kiwi Cricketer Ross Taylor Recalls Dealing with Racism From His New Zealand Teammates And Officers