Hindu – Former chief selector Syed Kirmani has said that the MSK Prasad-led selection panel is not experienced enough to challenge the decisions of head coach Ravi Shastri and captain Virat Kohli.

Summary

  • Former chief selector Syed Kirmani has said that the MSK Prasad-led selection panel is not experienced enough to challenge the decisions of head coach Ravi Shastri and captain Virat Kohli.
  • When asked about the selection row, Kirmani told PTI: “If you ask me Ravi Shastri is the main selector, being the coach.
  • And they better listen to what the team management wants because they cannot debate with Shastri and Kohli, who have much more experience,” said the 68-year-old, who headed the selection panel in early 2000s.
  • Among India’s finest wicket-keepers, Kirmani also has a lot to say about Rishabh Pant, who has broken into the Test mainly on the basis of his batting and not his glove work.
  • In batting he (Pant) can manage but in wicket-keeping you have to follow a certain technique to have a good collection and anticipation.


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