Business Standard – is firmly ahead of veteran in the pecking order as India’s frontline spinner on foreign soil, head asserted, citing his five-wicket haul against in the this year.


  • Shastri made it clear that going forward, wrist spinners will be in vogue in Test and Kuldeep is “already” ahead of Ashwin and Jadeja as country’s No.1 spinner.
  • Even in Test cricket, it is going to be the age of wrist spin, especially in overseas Test The way he bowled in Sydney, he becomes our number one spinner in overseas Test cricket,” Shastri said.
  • However, the same Pujara was dropped for the first Test against England in and Shastri revealed how a minor glitch in his stance was corrected, which wasn’t entirely technical.
  • According to Shastri, the problem crept in when Pujara was playing county cricket in 2018 and it was a “conscious decision” to drop Pujara in England.
  • However, Shastri is confident that Kohli will evolve further as a”As far as I am concerned, tactically, there is still room for plenty of improvement as He has gotten better and better, and better, and I thought in the Australian Test series, tactically he outsmarted”I still see more room across formats for him to evolve.

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