1st ODI: Suryakumar Will not Get Into XI Forward Of Shreyas Iyer, Says Laxman

Forward of the primary ODI in opposition to England, former India batsman VVS Laxman mentioned that in-form Suryakumar Yadav might not discover a place within the taking part in XI for the opening 50-over game on Tuesday as there are others who’ve carried out exceedingly nicely within the format in current instances. Suryakumar made his debut within the lately concluded T20I sequence in opposition to England which India gained 3-2 after beating the guests by eight runs in the fifth T20I. The appropriate-handed batsman performed three video games and hit 57 and 32 within the fourth and fifth matches respectively. Within the second T20I, Suryakumar didn’t get an opportunity to bat.

Talking on Star Sports activities present ‘Cricket Linked’ Laxman mentioned, “I really do not know whether or not he’ll get to play within the taking part in XI and that is the depth on this Indian staff.

“Whether or not you’re taking Check, one-day or T20I cricket, Suryakumar Yadav would not get into the taking part in XI simply because there are others who’ve carried out exceedingly nicely in worldwide cricket.

“Sure, he is in type, however I’d undoubtedly go along with gamers who’ve proven that consistency in worldwide cricket. So, for me, he will not get into the taking part in XI within the first ODI.”

When requested to select between Suryakumar and Shreyas Iyer, the previous batsman mentioned he’ll go along with the latter for the quantity six position as he has scored runs constantly up to now.

“I believe it is extremely troublesome to only select one amongst each, Suryakumar Yadav and Shreyas Iyer, as a result of what actually pursuits me was the way in which Shreyas Iyer batted at No. 6,” Laxman mentioned.

“He batted with authority, conviction and simply understood the state of affairs and performed his pictures proper from the phrase go.

“As a result of we all know that he’s ideally suited to No. 4. He has executed so nicely in each one-dayers and T20Is in that place, however for the primary time I’ve seen him bat at No. 6, and he did not disappoint anybody.

“Suryakumar Yadav can be somebody who has obtained the expertise, however with expertise, I really feel Shreyas Iyer can be my choose forward of Suryakumar Yadav. As a result of we simply cannot depend on one or two innings and we can not actually low cost Shreyas Iyer’s performances in worldwide cricket.


“Sure, Suryakumar Yadav has executed rather well for Mumbai Indians within the IPL, however Shreyas Iyer has been very constant in no matter alternatives he obtained on the highest stage. So, I’ll at all times select Shreyas Iyer to try this position,” he added.

The three-match ODI sequence between India and England will start on the Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium, Pune on Tuesday.

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